In Liberia and Colombia, civil conflict has been halted by programs that aid former rebels. South Africa has avoided civil war but it also needs to help those who don’t share in its wealth.
African governments, the African Union, the United Nations, political activists, and others all criticized President Trump's statement about immigrants, with many characterizing it as racist.
The recent saga of sexual misconduct scandals that has rocked American society has brought to light a subgroup of women: mothers of boys. These women seek to raise their sons to shun sexist mindsets with the hope that as men they won't condone sexual assault.
Refugees, a tiny portion of the immigrants who legally enter the US, are in special need of help. Why is the US accepting fewer of them?
France and Germany are trying restrictive new laws to stamp out fake news and hate speech online. But helping students – and adults – sharpen their own reasoning ability may be a better solution.
A year into the presidency, Trump’s freewheeling, norm-busting approach to the office is the new normal.
A broad movement has sprung out of Ferguson, in which white people are increasingly joining a spirited crusade by black people to foster racial equity in St. Louis. They see the Midwestern city as a modern Selma, Ala., fueling a new civil rights movement.
As news organizations probe the rise in white nationalism, some worry they may unintentionally wind up promoting it.
Even as Angela Merkel has failed to form a government and coalition talks have collapsed, Germans and the interim government are continuing with business as usual. Experts worry a crisis is looming but most citizens are unperturbed.
Deborah Cadbury, author of 'Queen Victoria's Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages that Shaped Europe,' talks about the queen's wide-ranging impact – for better and for worse – on European history.
The Nigerian government is creating fortified towns in the rural northeast as a protection against roaming Boko Haram. Security forces will patrol a three-mile radius around each town so that its residents can farm safely.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who rose to power after a military coup deposed his predecessor Robert Mugabe, is giving military leaders key roles in his new government, leading to concerns that the new leader prizes loyalty over merit.
The discovery of a slave auction in Libya has stirred both European and African leaders into action. Now they must deal with the mental chains that pushed African migrants into the clutches of smugglers.