Private hospitals scored contracts that benefited the nation’s elite.
“When your brother is taken, you know that you will be next…”
Bearing witness to a murder — and a message — on a dirt path in South Sudan.
How the Christian Right has co-opted women’s rights to fight contraceptives in Africa.
An ethnic-cleansing campaign by the government threatens to empty South Sudan.
Police from four countries joined forces to bring down a notorious human smuggler. Here’s how they blew the operation — and why the crackdown on immigration is making things worse.
Three years after a deadly collapse, Bangladesh’s apparel factories have safer structures — and working conditions so oppressive they’re killing people.
Rescuing and ransoming Christian hostages in Iraq.
The Teflon toxin goes to China.
A man’s search for his kidnapped children.
Dispatches from Syria.
A closer look at the democratic bona fides of the rock star of Venezuela’s opposition.
Fifty years ago, an obscure international legal system was created to protect the rights of foreign investors. Insiders say it has spun out of control.
On India’s coast, a power plant backed by the World Bank Group threatens a way of life.
How the World Bank finances environmental destruction.
New evidence ties the World Bank to human rights abuses in Ethiopia.
How the World Bank broke its promise to protect the poor.
How World Bank projects leave a trail of misery around the globe.
Four years after the Foxconn scandal, the Chinese factories that build the world’s gadgets still endanger their workers — and abandon them when they get sick.
As a gold rush sweeps through Colombia, narco-traffickers have turned to the precious metal to make up for lost profits in the drug trade.