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Disease That Causes 3-Foot Worm To Grow In Body Eliminated From Mali

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.08.2017 | Impact

This article is part of HuffPost’s Project Zero campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them. Former Preside...

Climate Change This Week: Vanishing Life, Solar Power Boom Year, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.01.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

'The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times': Cultural Highlights Of 2016

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 12.28.2016 | Arts
Stefan Simanowitz

Concert - Starman: A Celebration of David Bowie Just six days after his death, more than 20 bands and 100 performers came together to celebrate the l...

French-Swiss Aid Worker Kidnapped In Northern Mali

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.25.2016 | Home

BAMAKO/PARIS (Reuters) - A French-Swiss aid worker has been kidnapped in the city of Gao in northern Mali, and French and Malian authorities are worki...

Climate Change This Week: Arctic Frying Disaster, Community Solar Is Competitive, And More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.30.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Help Mariam Get School Lunches Again

William Lambers | Posted 10.13.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

It's National School Lunch Week in the United States. But school lunches are important to kids everywhere around the world. So let's visit with one of...

The Word On the Street in Timbuktu (About the ICC Trial)

Cynthia P. Schneider | Posted 10.03.2016 | Home
Cynthia P. Schneider

On September 27th when the International Criminal Court in The Hague handed down a sentence of nine years in prison for Ahmad al Faqi al Mahdi for the war crime of destroying cultural heritage in Timbuktu, civic and religious leaders in the famed city of 333 saints were relieved that justice -- for once--had been done.

Extremist Sentenced To 9 Years For Destroying Timbuktu's Holy Shrines

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.27.2016 | Home

THE HAGUE, Sept 27 (Reuters) - War crimes judges on Tuesday sentenced a former Islamist rebel who admitted wrecking holy shrines during Mali’s 2012 ...

What's at Stake When the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting Ends?

Ari Johnson | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Ari Johnson

One year ago, New York hosted the largest gathering of global leaders ever at the United Nations General Assembly. I stood beside Mali's Minister of H...

China's Military Push In Africa Is Unlikely To End Anytime Soon

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.25.2016 | Home

Over the past five years the Chinese military presence in Africa has undergone a profound change. Until 2012, the Chinese were happy to play a low-key...

A lurking threat to Western classical music

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 06.13.2016 | Home
Ida Lichter, M.D.

Is Western classical music under threat? The genre known as classical, serious, or art music has certainly suffered from being labeled elitist and ina...

Policeman In Italy Fatally Shoots Migrant Who Wounded Him

HuffPost Italy | Sara Elkamel | Posted 06.09.2016 | Home

A policeman shot and killed a Malian migrant worker at a camp in southern Italy on Wednesday after the migrant reportedly stabbed him, the ANSA news a...

Mali Terror Threat Intensifies

Peter Yeo | Posted 05.31.2016 | Home
Peter Yeo

The crisis in Mali has landed upon front pages again this week, and what has become a recurring headline is cause for concern: 'Terror groups target United Nations peacekeepers.'

How We're Fighting Conflict and Fragility Where Poverty is Deepest

Sri Mulyani Indrawati | Posted 05.31.2016 | Home
Sri Mulyani Indrawati

View from cave, Mali. © Curt Carnemark/World Bank For the first time in history, the number of people living in extreme poverty has fallen bel...

Duterte and 'The System'

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.13.2016 | Home
Daniel Wagner

Things must be pretty bad if a man who endorses and participates in vigilante-style justice and summary executions led by death squads is overwhelmingly elected by the people to do so on a national level.

New Fronts Emerge in Africa's "Arc of Terrorism"

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 06.15.2016 | Home
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

By Michelle DeFreese At the UN Security Council meeting in May 2013, the President of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingé, warned of an arc of terrorism...

On Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, Remember Schools

Juliet Sorensen | Posted 04.28.2016 | Education
Juliet Sorensen

This celebration of potential and opportunity is premised on the assumption that school is the humdrum default, to be taken for granted on a weekday in April. It ignores the reality that much of the world needs a Take Our Daughters and Sons to School Day.

3 Years After French Intervention In Mali, Refugees Still Afraid To Go Home

Refugees Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home

Three years after the French intervention in northern Mali, thousands of refugees in neighboring Burkina Faso are still afraid to go home. Mali's conf...

An historic Week: Bringing War Criminals to Justice

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 03.27.2016 | Home
Stefan Simanowitz

The fact that these cases were heard in the same week may be merely coincidental, but it nevertheless sends out a strong signal that commanders who commit or permit atrocities will ultimately be held responsible.

Gunmen Attack EU Military Training Base In Mali

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.21.2016 | Home

BAMAKO, March 21 (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen attacked a hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Monday that had been converted into a base for a Europea...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Angélique Kidjo Challenges Media Sensationalism With New Anchor Role

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 03.17.2017 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Angélique Kidjo is used to being in front of the camera. After all just this past February she appeared on the Grammy stage to accept her third honor...

Much Remains to Be Done in the Philippines

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.09.2017 | Home
Daniel Wagner

It is ironic that the first country to enforce the latest UN sanctions against North Korea by impounding a cargo vessel is the Philippines.

In Remotest Mali, A Hero on International Women's Day

Juliet Sorensen | Posted 03.09.2017 | Impact
Juliet Sorensen

Laya is extraordinary. But she is not unique. Around the world, Layas work every day to advance the rights of women and girls while shouldering extraordinary personal responsibilities. Their achievements are largely unheralded.

'They Will Have To Kill Us First' doc released in the US

Melanie Coffee | Posted 03.05.2017 | Entertainment
Melanie Coffee

Music was as essential as air for those living in the west African country of Mali. Then the Islamist militants flooded in and banned music, choking o...

Why Niger's Presidential Election Matters

Phyllis Taoua | Posted 02.20.2017 | Home
Phyllis Taoua

Nigerians want and need a government that effectively represents the majority's interests, but many citizens are understandably disaffected and impoverished.