A country’s national day affords its people a chance to look back at their past, and consider where they might be headed
ASTHMA NIBAH CAN speak the language of the country where she has sought refuge. Growing up in Yemen, her stepmother was Somali
An Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia began airstrikes in March 2015, hoping to restore the former friendly ruling government
As for the stay-at-home in North America, its last descendant disappeared along with the American horse, massive short-faced
When our rafts were bitten by crocodiles or hippos, complications presented we hadn't imagined. I call my friend Scott Siegler
Almost all maternal and newborn deaths are preventable. Millions of lives can be saved if women have access to skilled and trained midwives during pregnancy and childbirth.
Last week, I could only watch on television news as soldiers herded scores of my countrymen on to trucks like livestock, to be driven to detention centers. Women carrying babies struggled to climb onto the cumbersome vehicles, built not for carrying humans but cargo and commodities.
A whole series of such symphonic exuberance follows, accompanied by the plane's almighty shudderings. After a while the 'music
Garbage breeds everywhere -- old sneakers, crushed beer cans, plastic bottles, broken glass and plastic household items defile the ought-to-be pristine shores.