In the capital, Pyongyang, entertainment options have expanded under Kim Jong-un, giving the privileged few—and foreigners—a glimpse of a better life.
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The Pyongyang International Film Festival gave outsiders a rare chance to mix with North Koreans while watching features promoting approved ideology.
Found in Africa and Asia, scaly anteaters are thought to be the world’s most trafficked mammal.
Go inside the re-capture of Falluja with Ben Solomon's virtual-reality video for "Fractured Lands."
"The Fight for Falluja," the VR film by Ben Solomon accompanying The New York Times Magazine's "Fractured Lands" issue, is now available on the NYTVR app.
Scott Anderson's foreword to "Fractured Lands," from the August 14, 2016 issue of The New York Times Magazine.
We use more sand than almost any other natural resource. Now, it's running low.
For Afghans who are struggling with the question of whether to leave or stay in their country, the debate goes beyond wanting to improve their lives — it is about survival.
Ankita Rao reports on a revolutionary palliative care program in Kerala, India, that has successfully addressed one of the world's most difficult health challenges.
After nearly two years, it’s time to recognize what can’t be changed and what’s best for the peninsula.
Earlier this year, Ukraine began the process of reforming one of its most oppressive institutions: its police force.
At a college in Kurdish Syria, Rojava tries to train its future leaders.