In Skala Sykaminia on the Greek island of Lesbos, the villagers greeting thousands of refugees are themselves descendants of refugees from the 1922 “Asia Minor Catastrophe.”
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Correspondent Jeanne Carstensen speaks with Iraqi and Afghani refugees from previous generations who have traveled to Greece to help today's refugees.
Trafficking camps for refugees lie hidden in plain site around Assos, Turkey, a gorgeous tourist town just five miles across the Aegean Sea from Lesbos.
In Izmir, Turkey where Syrians gather to find smugglers to take them to Greece, a reporter experiences unexpected hospitality.
Reporter Jeanne Carstensen in Turkish city of Izmir tells PRI's The World host Carol Hills about the dangers facing refugees trying to get to Europe.
Ashore in Lesbos, journalists await boats of refugees.
Outside Friday Prayers at the University of Tehran, an older crowd expresses a deep mistrust of the Iran nuclear deal, and—not surprisingly—of the United States.
Months after a cyclone thrashed a city in southeast India, those in the slums still struggle to pay off loans taken out to pay for repairs.
A technique developed by an American surgeon in Uganda is now helping kids in the US as well. "Global surgery is a two-way street," says Dr. Benjamin Warf.
Facing a severe shortage of surgeons, Mozambique decided to train non-physicians to do life-saving operations.
This is a story of how a fashion designer became a billionaire. It also speaks to the lack of transparency in Nigeria’s oil sector, one of the world’s largest.
Julia Simon talks about Nigeria's recent election.