Rohingya share tales of repression

Burning villages. Dead bodies. Overcrowded boats full of desperate Rohingya refugees looking for a haven.  Such is the legacy of the Myanmar government's offensive against its Muslim-minority Rohingya...

Rohingya crisis in Myanmar after attacks [program]

Just two years ago, once-isolated Myanmar seemed firmly on a new course. Longtime opposition Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel laureate and Myanmar state counselor (AP Photo/Mark Baker) leader and Nobel laureate...

Yemen activist Thabet haunted by war’s victims

"I made a promise to a child that I would save him and I couldn't." The war in Yemen that Fadia Thabet left behind isn't getting better. Civilians, including children, are still routinely killed or wounded...

Europe’s veil bans target Muslim women [program]

Since France banned women from wearing veils that covered the face in public in 2011, a growing number of European nations have passed similar restrictions. Belgium, Bulgaria and Austria have passed similar...

Islamic dress debate provides fodder for artists

In 2011, France became the first European Union country to ban women in public from wearing veils that cover their faces. But the debate over Islamic dress in Europe didn't stop there. Since then a number...

Robots: Should they be allowed to kill?

Advances in technology have transformed modern armies. But as robotics and artificial intelligence progress, so do the chances that militaries will be able to develop 'killer robots' to fight future...

North Korea’s nuclear gambit

Sixty-four years ago, a ceasefire brought a halt to the Korean War and left Korea divided.  But in recent weeks the frozen conflict on the Korean peninsula threatened to re-erupt over the North’s...