China’s new Silk Road

Chinese workers have built bridges in Serbia, a huge railroad tunnel in Uzbekistan and a gas and oil pipeline across Myanmar. These are just a few of...

Cuba eyes information revolution

Cuba has long been one of the world’s least connected countries. Cubans weren’t allowed to buy personal computers until about a decade ago, and...

Ending period poverty

At this year’s Academy Awards a film called “Period. End of Sentence” won the Oscar for best short documentary. The movie focused on the...

Netanyahu’s last stand

Later this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to become Israel's longest-serving prime minister in its 71-year existence. To...

Ghana, Egypt face assaults on press

On the surface, Ghana and Egypt couldn't be more different places when it comes free expression. Ghana ranks higher than the U.S. and U.K. by some...

Euthanasia in the Netherlands

In the first of a two-part series on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, Global Journalist examines the issue in the Netherlands – the...