The battle over Amulsar: Mining vs the environment

Why are Armenians fighting over the controversial Amulsar gold mining project and how does it affect the country's new government?

War & Conflict

Kenyan leaders face a new dilemma in fighting al-Shabab

With the armed group recruiting Kenyan nationals to carry out attacks in their own country, the tactics must be reevaluated.


Why Priyanka Gandhi's politics entry is game-changer

Priyanka Gandhi, sister of Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi and one of the youngest scions of India's most fabled political family, officially enters politics ahead of national elections.


Sudan protests: 'This time it's different'

Despite killings, tear gas, arrests and beatings, demonstrators step out and demand end to President Bashir's rule.


Reporter's Notebook: An unexpected run-in in Sudan

A family visit to Sudan turns sour as a journalist is confronted by security forces amid a crackdown on widespread anti-government protests.

United States

What to expect from US politics in 2019

Democrats take control of the House, and the race for 2020 will heat up. Here are the things to watch out for in Washington in 2019.