As President Trump announces a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, Pakistan says it is being singled out for blame.
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In 2016, Chinese entrepreneurs began installing slot machines throughout rural Ghana. Critics blame the machines for an apparent epidemic of gambling addiction and other social ills.
Beijing has invested billions in “soft power” campaigns to convince the world that China is a cultural and political success story. Now it's backing it with digital infrastructure in Africa.
The first in a series of reports on a massive program of Chinese investment that is reshaping Africa.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has cursed world leaders, threatened to kill criminals and promised to eat the livers of terrorists, but Shibby de Guzman doesn’t seem intimidated.
In a country that feels increasingly ambivalent about its role as Europe's humanitarian superpower, young Muslim activists are helping to integrate new waves of immigrants into Swedish society.
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They envision a future Europe in which they can feel fully at home. But as they seek the peaceful integration of Islam into European life, they face an array of forces aligned against them.
The garment factory workers toil for paltry wages. But such jobs give Bangladeshi girls a measure of independence in a traditional Muslim society.
The Philippines, no stranger to the culture wars over contraception, will soon learn whether a new law that requires the government to subsidize birth control for the poor is constitutional.
If contraceptives were made available to the 222 million women in poor countries who want to avoid pregnancy, it would avert an estimated 118,000 maternal deaths, according to a UN study.
United Nations demographers released official projections of the world's population -- and it's rising faster than expected.