October 21, 2014 / Harper's
James Harkin
How did a terror organization considered too bloody for Al Qaeda morph into something like a government with its own territory—and with troops at the border of a NATO member state?
October 20, 2014 /
Misha Friedman
The Crimean Peninsula’s annexation by Russia means a return to the shadows for LGBT people who now face public prosecution.
October 20, 2014 / Untold Stories
Michelle Ferng
Older adults in Peru carry a disproportionate burden of disease yet they are least likely to receive appropriate quality care.
October 6, 2014
Tom Hundley
The cholera epidemic that hit Haiti four years ago bears some startling resemblances to one that devastated Manhattan two centuries earlier.
October 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Sascha Garrey
Though there are more opportunities for the early detection of cervical cancer in Uganda, problems arise when women with advanced stages of the disease are referred for treatment.
October 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
Abdel Kader Haidara earned much media attention for smuggling 377,000 manuscripts from Timbuktu during Al Qaeda's occupation. The real hero was his nephew, who repeatedly put his life on the line
October 3, 2014 / CQ Roll Call
Philip Brasher
Despite dangers, the promise of reaching the United States is so intense that it’s driving a shocking surge in migration by Central American children unaccompanied by their parents.
October 3, 2014 / The Ecologist
Dimiter Kenarov
Ukraine's Priazovskii National Park epitomizes the problems faced by the world's natural areas as it contends with inadequate funding and illegal hunting. Not to mention the war.
October 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Britton Nagy
Therapy, growth, and rehabilitation exist in many forms at Bastøy Prison. Inmate Jonas, serving an 18-year sentence for murder, shares his experience.
October 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Selin Thomas
Hatay, a region that has experienced a confluence of religion, ethnicity and race for thousands of years, is now dominated by an influx of Syrian refugees, increasing sectarian tensions.
October 3, 2014 / Untold Stories
Misha Friedman
Russian law prohibiting the dissemination of "homosexual propaganda" to minors claims its first victims: a small weekly newspaper ordered to pay a hefty fine and a teacher fired from his job.
September 30, 2014 / Untold Stories
Robert Eric Shoemaker
Rising waters and the death of the arts in Venice are often viewed as “natural processes in the lagoon.” Can we stem the tide?
September 30, 2014 / Untold Stories
Tom Clement
In Sikkim, India, the the victimization of the anti-mega dam activists has politicized hydropower development and transformed the government into what some call a "benign dictatorship."

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