An activist wearing a beaded bracelet in the colors of the Kenyan flag holds his fist in the air as he and medical staff protest the detention of union leaders, outside an appeal court in Nairobi, Kenya, Feb. 15, 2017.  (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Kenya doctor sees mixed results from strike

"When you're the only doctor on the ground you can't take a break or even have lunch." Lyndah Kemunto (courtesy) Soon after Lyndah Kemunto finished medical school in 2014, she was working 60 to 80 hours a...
Members of Saudi-backed "resistance" fighters at the front in Taiz. (Asmaa Waguih)

Photo essay: Hidden war in Yemen

While Syria garners international headlines as refugees stream into Europe, Yemen’s plight has gone largely unnoticed. The poorest country in the Middle East, Yemen has been mired in civil war since late...
Human rights activists light candles for the victims of extra-judicial killings around the country in the wake of "War on Drugs" campaign by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines,  Aug. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)

Philippines press leader speaks out on bloodshed

"Most of those who've been killed so far in the drug war come from the very same social strata to whom  appealed most... the poor." Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte doesn't like criticism. Since...
A woman bangs a pot to protest Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Los Teques on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela, Sept. 7, 2016. Venezuelans are marching in cities across the country to demand authorities allow a recall referendum against Maduro to go forward this year. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

In Venezuela, conflict extends to protest reporting

Misinformation, arrests deter demonstration coverage Tens of thousands of opposition protesters marched in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas this month demanding President Nicolás Maduro be removed from...