If the defeat of terrorist groups means the destruction of childhood and the death of dreams across much of the world, what kind of victory will that be?
The runner risked death or exile when he finished the men's marathon with arms crossed in defiance of Ethiopia’s abuse of his tribe, the Oromo.
Facing eviction from one of the last places for independent artists in Washington, D.C., a community banded together in a struggle against developers.
An escalating conflict between Shiite rebels and Sunni government forces has displaced at least 150,000 people in the northern part of Yemen. Aid agencies are struggling to absorb the stream of civilians as a lack of supplies and internal politics exacerbate the problem.
The World Bank is being criticized for a persistent lack of environmental focus in an internal review of its lending activities. The new report rails against the environmental degradation caused by many bank-funded projects in poor countries that harm local communities in the name of "development."