Tackling the refugee crisis, Iran nuclear deal, and helping rape victims push candidates towards the coveted prize.
Joining the West, Reykjavik imposed sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, but now its fishermen are paying the price.
The illicit kidney trade in South Asia has exploded as brokers use social media to find donors.
Twice the size of Paris, the open-air Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm offers a unique approach to reforming criminals.
As the battle over Kunduz rages, US may be forced to extend troop deployment after 14 years of warfare with the Taliban.
Military intelligence ordered major companies to steer clear of two independent newspapers with ad revenue, sources say.
Enbridge Energy is eyeing a major pipeline in Minnesota state, but the project faces fierce environmental opposition.
Plunder of Somali waters by foreign fishing vessels could mean the return of hijackings, locals warn.
Once-thriving northeast factories waylaid by '90s economic reforms as millions of former 'employees-for-life' laid off.
Frustrated by long queues, thousands of refugees register with German authorities struggling with the recent influx.