October 10, 2012 /
Paul Salopek
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
April 19, 2016 / Roads & Kingdoms
Joseph Schottenfeld, Tim Brown
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.
February 8, 2016 /
Christopher de Bellaigue
Christopher de Bellaigue travels to Turkey to cover Selahattin Demirtas, the leader of the HDP, the main Kurdish party in Turkish politics, and explore his message of peace.
January 6, 2016 / Slant News
Pankaj Khadka
As young adult men leave for foreign employment opportunities, how is a Nepali village transforming? And how is the absence of young adult men affecting those who are left behind?
December 23, 2015
Evey Wilson
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
December 9, 2015 / Science Magazine
Eli Kintisch
Ecologist Sergey Zimov has created Pleistocene Park, a 14,000-hectare experiment testing whether hairy beasts can bring back ancient grasslands and prevent carbon-rich permafrost from thawing.
December 6, 2015 / Science Magazine
Eli Kintisch
A father-son team in Siberia wants to bring millions of animals to the tundra to preserve the permafrost, which has more than a trillion tons of carbon frozen in the soil.
December 3, 2015 / The New York Review of Books
Christopher de Bellaigue
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a skillful political operator who guided his AK Party to victory in the recent elections. But at what cost to his country's fragile social fabric?
Russian army officers pose in front of a launch vehicle that once transported a Topol M intercontinental ballistic missile. The launcher is now at display at the Russian Defense Ministry's brand-new "Patriot Park," which also includes rockets, tanks and other armored vehicles that are particularly popular with small boys. Image by Rachel Oswald. Russia, 2015.
November 20, 2015
Rachel Oswald
Ongoing U.S.-Russia tensions around Ukraine have spilled over into the nuclear weapons realm, putting at risk decades of post-Cold War effort to foster nuclear predictability, stability, and safety.
November 12, 2015 / PBS NewsHour
Paul Salopek
Paul Salopek brings PBS Newshour along on his "Out of Eden" journey along the ethnic fault lines of the southern Caucasus.
November 12, 2015 / PBS NewsHour
Paul Salopek
Paul Salopek makes a stop at one of the most important human migration sites outside of Africa. He is joined by PBS Newshour's Hari Sreenivasan.
November 10, 2015 / The Guardian
Matt Kennard, Claire Provost
NGO EarthRights files complaint against IFC on behalf of local communities affected by project which received a $450m loan from the World Bank's private sector arm; the IFC claims immunity.
A graffiti-daubed house in the old walled city, in Diyarbakir, the main city in the Kurdish-majority southeast of Turkey. The graffiti says, 'you will see the strength of the Turk,' as well as exhortations to God, and was left by Turkish soldiers who recently fought running battles with Kurdish nationalists who had declared the walled city an autonomous zone. Image by Christopher de Bellaigue. Turkey, 2015.
November 4, 2015
Christopher de Bellaigue
Selahattin Demirtas guided his party to 59 seats in the Turkish general election of Nov. 1. He must now defend its peaceful message against the possibility of civil war.

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