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In Italy's south, villages are aging quickly as youth move away for better jobs. But some are finding new life by hosting refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
Migrants, as they wait for their asylum applications to be processed, are increasingly ending up on the streets of the French capital, adding to the tens of thousands already there.
India is caught between interests in Africa – including a $1.4 billion deal with Sudan – and its desires for a seat on the UN Security Council.
Europe is trying to fast-track asylum processing for Syrians. But that could leave other equally persecuted refugees tarred as 'bad' or 'lesser.'
In response to Sudan's weak health care coverage, one organization has learned how to successfully use social media to crowdfund medication. More activists are turning to Internet-based initiatives as development alternatives.
Amid rising violence and a new report of mass rape in the war-ravaged region, questions have arisen over the effectiveness of the UN mission in Darfur.
With elections in June, the three-year-old country has to decide if the ballot box is the best place to establish peace amid a year-long civil war. Here is what's at stake if they decide to push forward.
South Sudan's civil war recently entered its second year. Unlike in past wars, church leaders here are having an increasingly hard time participating in peace talks and mediation.
Heavy rains since May put a pause on fighting in South Sudan. But with the weather becoming clearer, so too is the lack of progress toward peace over the past six months.
Kenya says it will build a new mega-port, oil refinery, and rail terminus on historic Lamu Island. Can it pull off East Africa's biggest infrastructure project without spoiling an ancient treasure?
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