Somalia specialist Ken Menkhaus told the Enough Project that the international community needs to pressure Al Shabab and the Somali government to open up aid delivery routes.
In a Tehran art gallery, performance artists covertly bring attention to the authoritarian regime.
Leading women's rights activists from around the world convened in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss how to ensure they aren't excluded from the democratization sweeping the region.
Fredy Díaz Arista tells his students it’s not just about yoga – that they'll succeed if they embrace their ideals and act with heart.
To aid counterterrorism operations in Somalia and Yemen, the Obama administration is beefing up its drone network by expanding to Ethiopia, possibly risking its relationship with Africa.
Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh returned to Yemen today after months of recuperating in Saudi Arabia. Whether his return will prolong or bring to an end the country's instability is unclear.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech sends a third of the UN to the exits, while Hollywood introduces us to a 'Machine Gun Preacher' on the hunt for an African warlord.
Egypt and Ethiopia used to be at odds over shared usage of the Nile River's water resources, but Egypt's new leadership seems to prefer cooperation.
In Michigan, food stamps are worth double at farmers' markets, which means more healthy food for low-income shoppers – and more customers for local farmers.
Despite hopes of pluralism, Sudan's government is cracking down on Sudan People's Liberation Movement members who stayed behind when South Sudan seceded.