Central American families search for their disappeared sons and daughters across thousands of miles of the migrant trail in Mexico.
At 93, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is fading away. Where will his country be once he passes?
Chinese authorities speak of terrorism as an ideological problem, but treat it as an ethnic one.
President Joseph Kabila and his relatives have built a network of businesses that reaches into every corner of Congo’s economy. Is that why he won’t step down?
Under General Pinochet’s rule of terror in Chile, one man saved thousands of people from the dictator’s brutal secret police. How did Roberto Kozak do it – and escape death?
Following the path of cotton from Burkina Faso to Bangladesh to your local mall.
New museums in the Emirates raise the issue of workers’ rights.
In 2011, a Syrian protest anthem captured the world's attention after being uploaded to YouTube. James Harkin reveals the story behind the song that rallied the rebels.
To increase land area, the people of Guna Yala have built out the islands with coral mined from nearby reefs.
Mineral mining prospects in the deep sea are piquing the world's interests as countries are staking claims in the sea bed. But what will the effects of deep sea mining be?
For good or ill, the new president's decisions on missile defense will shape the US-Russia relationship and the future of the entire arms control regime.
For the first time, Promotion of Access to Information Act requests expose South Africa's failed mine closure system. One specific company sets an example with its choice to not properly rehabilitate.
Pulitzer Center grantee Sean Gallagher traveled through China to report on disappearing wetlands caused by environmental degradation.
More than 80 protesters gathered in front of the White House on August 25 to rally against the proposed construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
YES! Weekly interviews Jon Sawyer and Kwame Dawes about the reporting project behind the multimedia performance at the 2011 National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem.
The Pulitzer Center partnered with CUNY on "The World Through Women's Eyes," a film festival highlighting work by and about women around the world.
Of the 600,000-plus hand pumps installed in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years some 30 percent are known to have failed prematurely.
Despite what Russia’s government might say, journalists and human rights workers are unable to carry out their work in an ordinary and open way in Chechnya.
Sean Gallagher announces the launch of his new website, "Threatened Waters: China's Wetland Crisis."
When Melinda Gates addressed the Women Deliver Conference in Washington earlier this month, she said in her speech that preventing women from using "safe and effective tools" for family planning was "reckless."
Since 1993, more than 35 journalists in Russia have been murdered for their work, of these some 14 were killed in Chechnya, the North Caucasus region or in St. Petersburg. About 19 journalists have been assassinated in retaliation for their reporting since Vladimir Putin came to power (including three in 2009).
About 20 women and a few men stare at our small group on top of a hill in rural Andhra Pradesh, India.
Two months ago, Sudan conducted its first multiparty elections in almost twenty-five years. The National Congress Party (the ruling party of northern Sudan) portrayed the elections as a milestone in Sudanese history, an opportunity for a peaceful transfer of power and a bloodless process that truly spoke to Sudan’s political evolution.
This week’s Women Deliver Conference in Washington, D.C. was the first in a series of international conferences and summits that will focus the world’s attention, for the next four months, on Millennium Development Goal 5: to reduce maternal deaths in the world by two thirds and to provide access to reproductive health care for all by the year 2015.