Living beneath Beijing's skyscrapers and residential blocks are an estimated 1 million migrant workers. Dubbed the "Rat Tribe", these low-wage workers make a home in windowless basement cubicles.
Former bomb shelters and dank basements are now home to hundreds of thousands of rural migrants seeking to forge a new life in China's booming capital.
The filmmakers behind the documentary "Down to the Countryside" discuss China's rapidly disappearing rural villages.
As India's Parsi community ages, trust funds and volunteers provide food, housing and medical care.
Welcome to the Philippines, home to philandering politicians, millions of “illegitimate” children, and marital laws that make Italy look liberal.
Three Syrian refugee siblings manage to reunite branches of their family after years of displacement and separation—in Germany. But one of them is gravely ill.
India's Parsis visit the village of Udvada in Gujarat to pray before a flame that has burned for more than a millennium.
Peru, along with the rest of Latin America, is experiencing one of the fastest demographic shifts in the world. Older people over 60 will outnumber children under 14 by 2040. Is the country ready?
Alice Su reveals what happens behind the scenes while reporting on Sudanese and Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon.
Looking beyond Bishan Project, this map illustrates 50 "back-to-the-land" efforts across China.
For many Syrians, Russia was a second motherland, thanks to longtime ties between Damascus and Moscow. But since the Syrian war began, Syrians have discovered Russia is a trap.
Fewer and fewer Zoroastrian boys are becoming priests. Trusts are offering high salaries, apartments and relaxed rules to entice them, but so far there are not many takers.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)