December 14, 2013 / Untold Stories by Sean Gallagher

Chemical and solid waste disposal wreak havoc on the air, water and soil in and around Kolkata, India, a city with a population of more than 14 million, where only 10 percent of waste is recycled.

December 11, 2013 / Untold Stories

In Qatar, 97 percent of the 228 traffic accident deaths in 2010 were men—the greatest gender disparity in traffic fatalities in the world that year.

December 2, 2013 / Deutsches Ärzteblatt by Martina Merten

Although non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are becoming increasingly prevalent in India, their public health system is not ready to cope.

November 25, 2013 / taz. die tageszeitung by Martina Merten

Diabetes, cancer and cardio vascular diseases are no longer just problems for western countries. In India they are now the leading cause of every second death.

November 23, 2013 / Untold Stories by Anup Kaphle

Since Nepal abolished the monarchy in 2008, this country of 27 million has struggled to figure out how to create a government structure that would incorporate the diverse population.

November 18, 2013 / DW by Martina Merten

Chronic diseases are not only increasing in developed countries, but also in developing countries such as India. However, unlike patients in Germany, patients in India can hardly get treatment.

November 14, 2013 / Untold Stories by Jawad Wahabzada

Rio de Janeiro protesters, protesting Governor Sergio Cabral’s policies in the run-up to the 2014 World Cup, bring the demonstration to his home.

November 11, 2013 / Untold Stories by Martina Merten

Photographs from reporting trips to two Indian centers for the treatment of non-communicable diseases.

November 4, 2013 / Foreign Policy by Anna Nemtsova

Majority of Russians say that Lake Baikal should be the symbol of Russia. But in monotown Baikalsk hundreds of workers who lost their jobs this month say they feel cheated by Moscow.

October 29, 2013 / Untold Stories by Jeffrey Bartholet

While the Tibetan community aims to honor those who self-immolate, the Chinese government claims they are attempting to break up China.

October 25, 2013 / Untold Stories by Martina Merten

Healthcare journalist Martina Merten talks about the shortcomings of medical data collection in India.

October 23, 2013 / Untold Stories by Jawad Wahabzada

A group of protesters in Rio de Janeiro has decided to bring the demonstration to the doorstep of Governor Sergio Cabral.

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