The country's weak government struggles with how to help the people displaced by decades of war.
How the region became overrun by warlords and lacking any kind of functional government.
The bleak future facing the country and its massive population of displaced.
After two and a half years, one of the most brilliant, addictive, and underwatched comedies on TV is back. Any fan of Arrested Development or The Simpsons should tune in.
Witnessing life in Goma, a city that's been invaded, ransacked, inundated with refugees, and flattened by a volcano -- all in the last 17 years.
The Obama administration might not have fully considered the implications of hosting the bloodstained Sudanese presidential adviser.
The horrific statistical realities of the two-year conflict
The Carnegie Endowment's Mark Hibbs on navigating the world's nuclear threats.
Mark Hibbs of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace explains the motives behind the hermit kingdom's threats.
A country chief got too close to the Zanu-PF and fired an officer who was trying to stop a deadly disease.
A recording from 1939 captures the tumultuous eight-inning career of a 33-year-old rookie pitcher playing a crueler, simpler sport than the one we know today.
A desolate island is a reminder of Qatar's ambition to pacify the African nation, even if it meant subsidizing one of the most oppressive governments on the continent.
The M23 rebel group remains strong even though the Congolese general is behind bars.
Here are the reasons for why we're seeing such a remarkable turnaround -- and how much it actually matters.
A recent UN resolution assumes that the country has made serious progress. Here's why it may be wrong.
For refugees the world over, Washington's budget gridlock is a life and death matter.
Events in eastern Congo have spiraled out of control within days of a new peace initiative's launch. Now, some in the international community are considering an even more radical solution.
The world's top multilateral organization is accountable to no one -- and the victims of Haiti's choler outbreak aren't the only ones paying the price.
Why it matters that the tiny Red Sea country is holding an unprecedentedly-open parliamentary election tomorrow.
The U.N. is using a number that suppresses the true extent of the number of people killed in Syria. Do they have an better alternatives -- and would it even matter if they did?