By John Dyer
Russia has launched a new crackdown on groups like the US National Endowment for Democracy that might challenge President Vladimir Putin’s monopoly on power.
Gunmen burst into guests' rooms overnight, the third attack on a guesthouse in as many weeks in Afghanistan. Violence has surged since the Taliban launched its spring offensive in April.
By VICE News
As foreign forces withdraw from Afghanistan, violence is increasing. VICE News correspondent Ben Anderson visited an NGO-operated hospital in Lashkar Gah to speak with the medical staff as they attempt to manage the ever-growing influx of patients.
Five malnourished children took the Guatemalan state to court in 2011. They won, but the landmark case has had limited real effects.