After Nigerian refugees struck out at the Supreme Court in a case against Shell two years ago, word spread that the Alien Tort Statute "dead." But Indonesian villagers who accuse Exxon Mobil of involvement in torture and killing may get their day in court.

After a trademark case with a star of "Jersey Shore," the owners of a Princeton knock-off perfume company are now accused of having laundered millions of dollars in drug money through major banks.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has converted thousands of neighborhood schools in Turkey into religious academies promoting exclusively Sunni Islam. The shift prompted widespread protests, voter backlash at the polls Sunday, as Erdogan's party lost its parliamentary majority.

By Douglas Gillison Air cargo passing through New York City in 2002 included nearly 700,000 carats of diamonds shipped from the African nation of Ghana. Though...

In a year's time, the Copa América Centenario will be in the eyes and ears of untold millions of Americans, north and south of the Equator, as it brings together superstars from teams across the Americas in marquee matches. Media rights to the Copa were part of a vast federal indictment handed up this week, alleging some $110 million in bribes connected to the games.

An activist organization launches "Code Blue," a campaign calling for the abolition of legal immunity for all UN peacekeeping staff accused of sex crimes and an independent inquiry into the UN system of investigating sex crimes in peacekeeping missions.

Think of a state where insurgent outfits run a parallel government, aided and abetted by local politicians cutting across party lines. Sounds incredulous, but welcome to Meghalaya, a hill state in India’s Northeast, which shares porous international borders with Bangladesh.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon says sex crimes by UN peacekeepers and other personnel are down, and he credits a "zero tolerance" policy toward sexual exploitation and abuse. But an internal UN report, leaked by a nonprofit advocacy group, show a system more intent on protecting the rights of assailants than victims.

The World Bank has been repeatedly accused of underwriting failed policies in poor countries around the world. Shouldn't its internal communications be made public?

To the tune of billions of dollars, world powers have financed a peacekeeping operation that has prolonged the conflict in Darfur and systematically covered attacks on civilians, according to Aicha Elbasri.

Two strikes in two months for Steinmetz's lawyers as they battle critics on both sides of the Atlantic and the English Channel. A Paris court says his lawyers neglected to dot their 'i's and cross their 't's in filing a claim for libel against the rabble-rousing Paris news weekly Le Canard Enchainé.

In one of Central Asia's most repressive countries, a World Bank oversight body found a "plausible" link between World Bank loans and forced labor. But it declined to act on laborers' calls for an investigation.

100Reporters has joined AfriLeaks, a network of news organizations to investigate tips from whistleblowers in Africa.

Biologist Tyrone Hayes was inspired by the frogs around his boyhood home. That love put him on a path leading to Harvard University, then UC Berkeley. It led him to a study putting him at odds with a maker of pesticides -- and to a 100Reporters investigation.

Read the full story here "United Nations forces in Haiti have become as familiar as the country's barren hillsides," writes Kathie Klarreich, in the opening...

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Read the full story here "United Nations forces in Haiti have become as familiar as the country's barren hillsides," writes Kathie Klarreich, in the opening...

With militants of the Islamic State raising their black flag over towns and cities outside of Baghdad, Iraq’s parliament is facing growing pressure to ease the disaffection of Iraq’s sizable Sunni minority by more fully integrating them into the political process. But will former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s legacy of election-related corruption get in the way?

By Lee Higgins   They grabbed him, gave him a sedative and tackled him in a hallway at the Bernard Fineson Developmental Center in Queens Village,...

With judges questioning the strength of their case, witnesses in danger (or worse) and much of the booty out of reach, DOJ settles for the Malibu mansion but lets go of the Gulfstream — in a case that had been a signature anti-corruption effort.

Place d’Armes, the square in the middle of Haiti’s northern city of Gonaives, is alive with merchants and groups of friends gathered in patches...

Introduction Starting in late spring this year, cities and towns in northwestern Iraq began to fall, one by one, into the hands of a violent...

With civil war raging and Islamic State killing non-Muslims, Turkey has taken in millions of Syrian refugees. It shelters, feeds and educates many of them in state-of-the-art camps along the southern border. But Turkey extends the help as a matter of hospitality, not international obligation. And that is getting in the way of educating Syria's uprooted children.

At every step, from mine to ring finger, South Africa’s diamond industry is benefitting from royalty and export tax structures riddled with loopholes, shortchanging citizens of one of the world’s premier sources of diamonds of tens of millions of dollars a year in revenue.


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