December 15, 2014 by Erika Check Hayden

The current Ebola outbreak has been seen through the lens of terror and failure, but the untold stories of the epidemic hold heroism and hope.

November 21, 2014 by Peter Gwin

The Central African Republic is one of the last truly wild places on earth, a sparsely populated country that until recently remained quietly anonymous. So why did it descend into chaos?

Screenshot from the short film by Ari Daniel: The Young Future of Lebanon. Lebanon, 2014.
November 11, 2014 by Ari Daniel

Beirut is fissured from political and sectarian strain. Many of the kids living there are on the edges of those cracks. This project tells the stories of those kids as radio and video portraits.

September 17, 2014 by Misha Friedman, Dimiter Kenarov

Russia's military annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine has already upended many lives. LGBT people and drug users are among those most at risk.

August 22, 2014 by Ty McCormick

Less than three years after independence, South Sudan collapsed into civil war. Thousands have died and famine looms on the horizon. Can rebel-leaders-turned-politicians lead the way to peace?

Image by Meghan Dhaliwal. Afghanistan, 2014.
July 29, 2014 by Meg Jones, Meghan Dhaliwal

How do you turn the lights off on a war? Wars end when troops come home, but what happens to all the stuff?

Image by Ekkasit Chaingam. Thailand, 2014.
July 23, 2014 by Richard Bernstein

Thailand is the land of smiles, free elections, and military coups. Why have its efforts at electoral democracy always failed, and can they ever succeed?

Image by Alice Su. Jordan, 2014.
July 15, 2014 by Alice Su

How do refugees mobilize to take care of themselves when aid agencies fail, the international community forgets, and asylum stretches into weeks, months and years?

Image by Yigal Schleifer. Turkey, 2014.
July 8, 2014 by Yigal Schleifer

The Cold War's end promised to bring democracy to many countries that had little previous experience with it. But the rise of a new brand of authoritarian and populist politics threatens that promise...

July 7, 2014 by Lukas Augustin, Niklas Schenck

A multimedia story following survivors and perpetrators of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda as they struggle with their past, meet each other for the first time and dare to ask for forgiveness.

Image by James Harkin. Turkey, 2014.
June 26, 2014 by James Harkin

How some of northern Syria’s children are being reared into a life of praying and jihad by a new kind of puritanical islamist group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham.

Karachi Circular Railway walkover. Image by Ivan Sigal. Nazimabad, Karachi, 2014.
June 18, 2014 by Ivan Sigal

An investigation of Karachi's urban development, tracing a defunct public transport route to explore stories about the city’s growth, its urban present, its rural past and its possible futures.

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