by Will Freeman Posted on July 10, 2014
The U.N. is pulling out its staff as Libya's divisions threaten to tear it apart.
by Carimah Townes Posted on July 8, 2014 Updated: July 8, 2014
One of the most beloved celebrities will use her magic to promote women's empowerment worldwide.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on July 8, 2014 Updated: July 8, 2014
An international refugee body hopes to pressure the U.S. to grant asylum to more Central American children fleeing violence.
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by Hayes Brown Posted on June 26, 2014 Updated: June 26, 2014
It's a case of Braun versus Power at the U.N. ahead of the anticipated match.
by Hayes Brown Posted on June 23, 2014
More than 100,000 tons of chemical weapons have been removed from Syria now, just nine months after the deal to do so.
by Hayes Brown Posted on June 18, 2014
More than one million Iraqis have already fled the fighting as militants and militias clash.
by Hayes Brown Posted on June 4, 2014
You have to hand it to Russia: when it comes to international poltics, they have chutzpah.
by Hayes Brown Posted on June 3, 2014 Updated: June 3, 2014
More than one billion people around the world lack access to proper sanitary facilities, and it's placing women in danger of rape.
by Ben Norton Posted on June 2, 2014
A new report details the extent of the economic collapse that the Syrian civil war has spawned, leading to its massive humanitarian crisis.
by Zack Ford Posted on June 2, 2014
Requiring surgery for transgender and intersex individuals to obtain legal equality is a violation of their human rights.