Paul Jeffrey is a United Methodist missionary and journalist. He blogs at Global Lens (kairosphotos.com).
The search for Central American migrants
In a caravan of 45 people, mostly mothers looking for their disappeared children, Santos del Socorro Rojas was one of the lucky ones.
An Islamic legacy protected from jihadists
Before the jihadists fled Timbuktu in February, they burned the city's ancient manuscripts. Except all the ones the residents hid.
Caught between two Sudans
The Sudanese government has long waged war on its own people. In the borderland of Abyei, it's turned two peaceful groups into enemies.
Gains and challenges in fighting HIV
At the International AIDS Conference, one thing was clear: even if a cure is found, the struggle against the virus will continue.
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