January 15, 2015 / The New York Times by Joshua Hammer

Joshua Hammer writes about the Festival on the Niger in Mali.

January 14, 2015 / Moment by Yigal Schleifer

After massive demonstrations and new elections, Ukrainians say they are ready for democratic reforms. But that won’t be easy, given the history of corruption and a war in the east.

January 12, 2015 by Tom Hundley, Dimiter Kenarov

Life imitates art in Vladimir Putin's Crimea.

January 9, 2015 / Untold Stories by Alice Su

Alice Su reveals what happens behind the scenes while reporting on Sudanese and Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon.

January 7, 2015 / Channel 4 by Callum Macrae

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, is engaged in a desperate fight for his political life in an election which just a few months ago seemed to be his for the taking.

January 6, 2015 / Virginia Quarterly Review by Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova

Two performances seem to be taking place in parallel: one inside the theater with actors, and another in the streets outside with soldiers in green balaclavas and no recognizable insignia.

January 2, 2015 / AOL News by Misha Friedman

Amnesty International in France featured Misha Friedman's story of a gay couple forced to flee their home in Crimea due to discrimination.

December 30, 2014 / The Washington Post by Nick Miroff, Gabe Silverman

The palm oil industry has been a boon to Colombia’s economy but the industry has benefited from the violence surrounding the country’s longstanding civil war.

December 18, 2014 / Nature by Erika Check Hayden

A frontline report from Sierra Leone examines efforts to change hearts and minds in West Africa’s villages.

December 18, 2014 / The New Yorker by Jenna Krajeski

In the power struggle between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and exiled imam Fethullah Gülen, the first casualty has been freedom of the press.

December 16, 2014 / Untold Stories by Misha Friedman

Irina, a drug user for almost 30 years, is one of those most at risk following Russia's annexation of Crimea.

December 16, 2014 / Untold Stories by Dimiter Kenarov

Georgii, a resident of Crimea, struggled with drug addiction for years before finding a solution in opioid substitution therapy (OST). But when Russia annexed the peninsula, it dismantled the program...

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