A four-day war between Azerbaijan and Armenia points to a global need to help countries dependent on oil exports find new sources of wealth.
Over the past year, the state has shown innovation and resilience in reducing water usage. It is setting an example for the world, in which most people experience severe water shortages.
The release of documents from a Panama law firm, revealing hidden wealth of the world’s elite, reflects a global increase in demands for transparency in government and business.
Intensely personal, intensely political, the abortion debate rarely changes minds. The one bright spot: Abortion numbers are falling.
Letters to the editor for the April 4, 2016 weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the April 4, 2016 weekly magazine.
As peace talks and a truce advance, new ideas are proposed to rebuild a post-war Syria. From the war-torn city of Homs, one woman offers useful advice.
Letters to the editor for the April 11, 2016 weekly magazine.
A roundup of global commentary for the April 11, 2016 weekly magazine.
Despite recent sectarian violence and harsh rule, the Central African Republic renews its democracy – and hope – with a newly elected president. It is a model for a continent drifting toward autocracy.
Myanmar’s first civilian president in half a century pleads for patience, a virtue that many leaders find useful when coupled with moral strength.
A guilty verdict of genocide for a leading figure in the 1990s Balkan Wars serves as a lesson for Europe as it struggles with mass violence today.
In a country noted for terrorist attacks, Pakistanis show an unusually hopeful response to the Easter bombing of a children’s playground.