Supporters of right-wing anti-foreigner Alternative for Germany (AfD) party protest against German asylum policy in Erfurt, Germany, Oct. 28, 2015. (EPA/Michael Reichel)

Rising nationalism in Europe

Donald Trump’s victory in November’s election came as a shock to many in America’s political establishment. But across the Atlantic in Europe,...
Indians from the tribe Munduruku attend a meeting with the government at the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil,  June 4, 2013. The Indians, who had been occupying the controversial Belo Monte dam which is being built in the Amazon on the Xingu River, were flown to Brasilia by the government for talks to try to end the occupation. Environmentalists and indigenous groups say the dam would devastate wildlife and the livelihoods of thousands of people who live in the area to be flooded. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Amazonia’s last uncontacted tribes

They survive by hunting and gathering in the forest or by cultivating gardens with handmade tools. In some cases, they don't wear clothing and speak...
A Pakistani mother holds a picture of her daughter showing Tasleem Solangi, killed in a rural area of Pakistan's southern province of Sindh, in Karachi, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

“Honor” killings under fire

About 5,000 women are killed each year in so-called "honor" killings around the world. These are crimes in which the victims, who are almost always...
Houthis do a traditional dance at a tribal meeting to gather money and bullets in Sana'a. (EPA/ Asmaa Waguih)

Yemen war fuels humanitarian crisis

Civil war in Yemen has forced more than 3 million people from their homes and left millions more in need of food and other humanitarian aid. With...
Protesters chant slogans against the government during a march in Bishoftu, in the Oromia region of Ethiopia, Oct. 2, 2016.  (AP Photo)

Ethiopia’s state of emergency

Until recently, Ethiopia has been hailed as an African success story. After a decade of strong economic growth, the country has begun to shed its...
A man holds flowers during a peace march in Bogota, Colombia,  Oct. 12, 2016. Thousands of rural farmers, indigenous activists and students marched in cities across Colombia to demand a peace deal between the government an leftist rebels not be scuttled. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

Reviving Colombia’s peace process

Colombia's government and negotiators from the FARC guerrilla group spent four years negotiating a peace agreement backed by the U.N., Cuba and the...