Africa

Children who live on Rusinga Island in western Kenya. (Photo by Jason Koenig)

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In Africa, and around the globe, we’re losing our young men to militancy and extremism. The Al-Shabaab terror attack on Westgate Mall last week was...

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When people from rival nations meet in the Pacific Northwest, do their national grudges hold true? Ever since India and Pakistan were partitioned in 1947,...

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With 447 films from 85 countries, deciding what to see at the Seattle International Film Festival, May 16-June 9, can be daunting.  So let...

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Motivated by her own complicated pregnancy, Heidi Breeze-Harris founded One by One, a Seattle-based organization working to wipe out obstetric fistula in Africa. When Heidi...

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Slum Rising is our new three-part series exploring the economically complex and culturally rich life in the world's urban slums.