Giving topped $300 billion in 2007. A small but rising percentage of those gifts came via the Internet.
Sierra Leone's special court rules that forced marriages are a crime against humanity. Soldiers who take women by force in Uganda and Congo may also face prosecution.
World leaders gather in Rome Tuesday for a UN food crisis conference. What does history teach about how to handle such shortages?
From Kenya to Cambodia, the World Food Program's offices are struggling to meet their budgets in the face of price increases, sometimes having to suspend vital programs.
That's how many are expected to inhabit the world by 2050. Experts worry over looming food shortages.
From Congo to Chad, dissidents are taking their grievances online. But are some rebels going too far?