With 12,000+ migrants congregating near a Texas-Mexico bridge, the US has taken aggressive steps to deter future migrants.
The conflict in Tigray has spawned “alleged gross violations of human rights” by all sides, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said yesterday.
When Serbian forces bombed Sarajevo, Bosnia on May, 26, 1992, the pediatric hospital came under direct attack. Nurses scrambled to save 17 premature babies—carrying 2 or 3 apiece to the basement while bullets and shells rained down. 9 of the babies died.
Follow-up tests have found no evidence of Ebola in a woman in Ivory Coast who tested positive for the virus last month,
2 decades of education and research progress are at risk in Afghanistan after the Taliban retook Kabul. Since 2004, hundreds of millions of dollars in international funding have helped establish dozens of new public and private universities; women’s enrollment burgeoned;…
In the past 3 years, the bodies of 32 infants have been recovered from Mbeubeuss, a landfill in Senegal and the country’s “largest open cemetery for murdered children.” 1 reason for these tragic deaths: The shame of having a child out of wedlock is so great that many women…
After a year’s delay, the Olympics are back–-but far from back to normal.
The military in Burma (Myanmar) has declared war on health care—making the country one of the most dangerous places to practice medicine, accounting for nearly 240 of the 508 attacks globally, according to the WHO. Security forces are openly arresting, attacking and…
The pandemic strained even the most placid of countries, but health workers in Syria, still in the grips of conflict, faced extra challenges—from daily power outages to cut-off communication, travel, and supply lines.
The pandemic meant less road traffic—yet US traffic deaths rose 7% in 2020, and Black people bore the brunt, according to a