Seventy million people have been displaced by political violence, war, and persecution, emptying their savings and risking their lives to reach new lands. The Monitor told some of their stories in our series On the Move: the faces, places, and politics of migration, with 10 journalists covering more than a dozen countries.
It’s been an extraordinarily hot summer – with deadly effect – all across the Northern Hemisphere. Has the heat been changing how people think about climate change?
Britain, France, the US, and Hungary have seen upticks in anti-Jewish invective and assaults in recent years. The resurgence of overt anti-Semitism stems from both an awakening of repressed prejudice and a byproduct of anti-Zionism.
From Iceland and Israel to Mexico and South Korea, schools around the world increasingly see rooting out sexism as their domain, before it takes hold and expresses itself in workplace abuse or domestic violence. Part 8 of Reaching for Equity: a global series on gender and power.
Members of the Italian community take part in a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in Bensheim, southwest of Frankfurt, Germany, April 19.
Investigators dug into the Orlando nightclub shooter's background for clues to why the American-born Muslim carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
The exposé arrives at a time when income inequality is a major issue worldwide, and it suggests that global tolerance of offshore tax havens is one of the important roots of the rich-poor gap.
Large companies are now required to disclose what they are doing to tackle labor abuses in their supply chain. For some activists, lawsuits offer a path to accountability. Part 13 in a series on solutions to labor trafficking.
Citing 'the use of fear and reprisals to silence journalists,' Reporters Without Borders says freedom of information suffered a 'dramatic decline' in 2014.
The attacks on satire magazine Charlie Hebdo in France and 'The Interview' film lampooning North Korea are proportional to how vulnerable those being mocked feel, say experts.
The infection of 1.1 million children was averted between 2005 and 2013 through treatment of their HIV-carrying mothers, according to a new UNICEF report. The vast majority of the gains came in sub-Saharan Africa, where 24.7 million live with the virus.
The world soccer body cleared the two countries of vote-buying and corruption in winning the 2018 and 2022 tournaments. But the scandal that has dogged the bids is hardly over.
The Republican takeover of Congress is prompting speculation about the future of international trade negotiations, Obama's foreign policy – and even the Keystone pipeline.
From redrawn borders to state-sanctioned discrimination, statelessness exists for a variety of reasons. As many as 10 million people lack the protection and rights afforded to citizens of legal entities.
The gender gap has narrowed in 105 countries over the last decade, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. But three nations stand out in a mostly Nordic top 10.