Myanmar’s moment

An explainer on Myanmar's Nov. 8 elections After a half-century of military rule, Myanmar's election Nov. 8 is a key milestone in the country's transition towards democracy. The poll comes 25 years after the...

An explainer: Colombia’s armed groups

As a peace deal with the FARC nears, pressure is rising on other armed groups Colombia has suffered decades of civil conflicts, claiming more than 220,000 lives since the 1960s. Drug-fueled violence has...

Impunity is legacy of 2009 Filipino massacre

The 2009 massacre of 58 people, including 32 journalists, in the Philippines province of Maguindanao carries a heavy legacy for the rapidly developing southeast Asian nation. Six years later, no one has been...