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Estonia: When Home Isn’t Where the Heart Is

Despite generous benefits and a robust effort by Estonia to welcome Syrian refugees, the rural setting and lack of countrymen leave families yearning for alternatives.

July 30, 2013

A Melting Arctic

Yves Eudes, Olivier Truc

Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.

April 11, 2013

Britain: Charting the Impact of Austerity

Sarah Neville, Emily Cadman, Chris Giles, Christine Spolar

Britain's government is engaged in the steepest deficit reduction of modern times. A team of reporters from the Financial Times tracks the cuts and their impact.

December 18, 2012

The Vatican and the Nuns

Jason Berry

Cardinals in Rome ordered two investigations of American nuns. Is this a modern-day Inquisition? Jason Berry explores the forces behind this inner struggle of the church on both sides of the Atlantic.

September 26, 2012

Europe's Siege on Democracy

William Wheeler

Europe’s economic crisis has become intertwined with disturbing anti-democratic trends and the rise of extremist politics. Bill Wheeler looks at the fallout in Hungary and Greece.

July 17, 2012

Turkey: The Crisis at Home

Stephen Franklin

From afar Turkey is a model for others. But within the country, Turks wrangle over their legacy and future, over freedom of the press and a worsening border crisis testing their resolve and humanity.

July 02, 2012

Youth Narratives of the Greek Crisis

Edith Ismene Nicolaou-Griffin

In a changing political and social environment Greek youth face the consequences of the debt crisis and at the same time re-examine their identity and values.

June 21, 2012

Opportunity and Oppression in a Divided Kurdistan

Jenna Krajeski

Iraq's Kurds are in business while Turkey and its own Kurdish population are at war. Will success in Iraqi Kurdistan ease tension in Turkey, or will it break an ethnic bond?

April 04, 2012

Scotland: Going, Going...

Tim Judah

Scotland is set for a vote on independence. It is expected to take place in 2014, meaning that the United Kingdom could be dissolved in 2015. Tim Judah looks at defense and foreign policy implications.

May 02, 2011

Toxic Riches

Dimiter Kenarov, Nadia Shira Cohen

Poorly regulated mining and refining facilities are causing enormous devastation, while corporate interests are pushing ever harder to exploit the untapped mineral resources of the continent.

This Week in Review: Untouchable

Today is International Women’s Day and the plight of women and children in crisis is a recurring theme in much of the reporting that the Pulitzer Center supports.

This Week in Review: Russian Icebreakers

Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting, from nuclear-powered icebreakers in Russia to trampled human rights in Turkey.