August 29, 2014 /
Zach Child, Dan McCarey
We can now envision a post-AIDS world, but marginalized communities are still being left behind. In the global fight against AIDS, business as usual will not end the epidemic.
Image by Paul Short. Turkey, 2014.
August 27, 2014 /
Paul Short
Few world cities match the speed of Istanbul’s urban transformation. As new mass housing projects, business districts and suspended bridges dot the city’s horizon, the urban poor are being displaced.
August 27, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
The squatter settlements known as "Gecekondu" are quickly disappearing in Istanbul, a city that is being transformed through government intervention, historic renewal, and mass housing projects.
June 21, 2012 / The Atlantic
Jenna Krajeski
The Turkish government recently lifted a decades-long ban on the Kurdish language in schools, but a young Kurdish activist says they still have a long way to go.
June 15, 2012
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Russia to Panama.
June 11, 2012 / Untold Stories
Dimiter Kenarov
In Istanbul's Grand Bazaar sales of gold coins and bars are up while the market for jewelry is shrinking. The decreased demand for fine craftsmanship has taken a toll on many family businesses.
June 9, 2012
Anna Nemtsova
After 20 years of fading industry, rampant corruption, and no clear ideology, Russia is now on the move. Its young people are finding new homes in—and out—of the country.
June 1, 2012
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Haiti and Azerbaijan.
May 29, 2012 / Slate
Joshua Kucera
Azerbaijan's intolerance for journalists, Armenians and gays makes for an awkward Eurovision song contest.
May 21, 2012 / Untold Stories
Joshua Kucera
Kazakhstan is placing bets on making Aktau a transportation hub—planning a massive expansion and setting up an economic zone with low tax rates. The U.S. will be key to jumpstarting this development.
May 18, 2012
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Ivory Coast and Turkey.
May 16, 2012
Joshua Kucera
Grantee Joshua Kucera talks about the new arms race among the five Caspian countries, the unprecedented militarization of this "sea of peace" and what's really behind it.
May 15, 2012 / Foreign Policy
Anna Sussman
Prostitution is still legal in Turkey, but this Muslim country is cracking down on the sex trade.

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