Land in South Africa is often owned communally, a fact which international mining houses exploit by cutting deals with traditional authorities.
Roads & Kingdoms
After centuries of East vs. West argument, Russia chooses both.
Countries on the fuzzy edge between two continents are grappling with what it means to be in Europe or Asia today.
"A suspicion lingers that the rest of the world may not consider Georgia to be as European as Georgians do."
Where's the Real Border Between Europe and Asia?
A centuries-old feast brings Muslims, Hindus, and Christians together in Kashmir.
The president of Tajikistan once called Mirzasho Akobirov the country's best orchard keeper. Now, Akobirov would like others in Tajikistan to follow his example, rather than migrate to Russia.
Police in places like Uri, along India’s border with Pakistan in Kashmir and Punjab, have become the last line of defense against the growing epidemic of heroin addiction in northern India.
In war-torn Ukraine, the world's oldest steppe reserve - home to zebras, buffaloes and wildebeests - fights for survival.
In these rural lands, poverty, murder, and injustice fuel a battle between farmers and rich landowners.
Sean Gallagher talks with online magazine Roads & Kingdoms about his recent reporting on the effects of pollution from the leather industry in India.
These Kurdish villagers once fought Saddam Hussein. Now they are fighting Exxon Mobil.