A new UN report says that women are the key to helping countries prepare for climate change and mitigating the damage.
Astonishing footage from World War II on the Smithsonian Channel, Cape Verde's Billie Holiday on CD, 'Sesame Street' at 40, and more.
President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo – who today pardoned British mercenary Simon Mann – is widely seen as one of Africa's most corrupt leaders. But will oil interests prevent a shift in US policy?
New study finds that trees cover a significant portion of the world’s farmlands.
The decline in abortions corresponded with increased contraceptive use, though access to contraception remains uneven in the developing world.
Exports, including to emerging markets such as China, helped the two countries turn in surprisingly strong numbers for the second quarter. Now, some say the global economic recession has ended.
Group helps to match African farmers, especially women, with on-the-ground experts and better technology.