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Aug 25, 2015 09:58 AM ET
A 2015 poll found that more than 80 percent of Russians have negative opinions about the United States. What gives? The answer is wrapped in a long history of tension between the two countries.
Aug 12, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Countries such as Switzerland and Ireland have declared themselves permanently neutral in military conflicts. How do other countries let the world know they're not getting involved?
Aug 6, 2015 06:54 AM ET
Being a successful photojournalist takes a great deal of skill, patience and timing. For Goran Tomasevic, it also takes nerves of steel. Learn more about his risky profession.
Jul 16, 2015 12:14 PM ET
The "flower men" of Saudi Arabia are members of a tribe known for wearing wreaths of dried flowers and fiercely defending their land.
May 12, 2015 02:55 PM ET
In December 2014, a ceremony was held to mark the end of the 13-year war in Afghanistan. So, what does it really mean to "end" a war?
Mar 4, 2015 08:57 AM ET
The Myanmar conflict, also known as the Burma Conflict, has been one of the globe's longest-running civil wars since the nation gained its independence in 1948. Julia explains what's behind the violence in the country.
Feb 26, 2015 07:51 AM ET
Haiti and the Dominican Republic may coexist on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, but historically they've rarely seen eye to eye. What's behind their long-running conflict? Julia explains.
Nov 19, 2014 10:15 AM ET
The city of Jerusalem has been a key geographical focal point in the long-running conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Trace explains why the city's eastern section is considered so important to both sides.
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