As the summer travel season begins,we asked Monitor writers, past and present, to tell us about places that have moved them the most. Their postcards take us from a walking safari in Zambia to the monasteries of Bulgaria to a marathon in Havana.
Alexei Navalny is barred from television, but his videos online have earned him millions of views.
Militants have been causing violence in the city since Tuesday and the island has been placed under martial law by President Duterte.
So far, there are eight suspects detained by authorities for connections to the suicide bomber Salman Abedi.
Toody Maher is an urban visionary who helped residents in Richmond, Calif., collectively transform a deserted spot. She believes that the most beautiful and enlightened public spaces belong in the most disadvantaged communities.
UN troops are spread too thin to contain the violence, and local forces are poorly trained and under-equipped to deal with the sectarian fighting that has been raging since 2013.
On the campaign trail, Trump called the alliance 'obsolete.'
The attack is taking place in Marawi, a mostly Muslim city of 200,000 people on the southern island of Mindanao.
Three more suspects have been arrested connected to the suicide bombing, which took place at an Ariana Grande concert.
According to recent data, the region may begin to see a strong decline in the current 9.5 percent unemployment rate.
The incident occurred at a time of increased international tensions over the North's nuclear missile program.
The incident is the worst terrorist attack on British soil since the bombings on London's transport system in 2005.