Far from trying to “Islamicize” the country, some Syrian refugees find its version of Islam too conservative for their taste.
The Bavarian city of Traunreut is working to integrate 600 refugees. Some locals are helping. Others are rallying against the arrivals. It's a challenging situation for everyone.
The Daas family has been without a home since early 2015. After ISIS invaded their hometown of Palmyra, Syria, they are now trying to rebuild their lives in Germany.
While Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to seek a fourth term next year, the country’s largest anti-government movement in recent history continues to grow.
What can happen to you if you oppose the Kremlin? There's a high mortality rate among critics of the Russian government and President Vladimir Putin.
There may be no more consequential relationship for the U.S. than with Russia.
Amy Russo goes inside a Swedish housing center for youth asylum seekers.
Nick Schifrin, a special correspondent at PBS NewsHour, discusses the new series, "Inside Putin's Russia" on Facebook Live.
From policymaking to policy-in-action, various individuals impact the journeys of Sweden's asylum seekers and the decisions on their cases.
For minors seeking asylum in Sweden, time is running out not only on their age, but on their chances of staying in the country.
The new Russian identity is a combination of religion, old Russian traditions and rediscovered patriotism. It helps explain how today’s Russians think and how President Putin remains popular.
An Afghan teen begins a new life in Europe.
Monotowns, Russian cities dependent on dying industries, face an even more uncertain future now that Russia has joined the World Trade Organization.
For more than 300 years, Scotland has been a loyal member of the United Kingdom. But in the fall of 2014, Scots will vote on whether they want to become an independent nation.
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.
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.
High profile cases often sweat under the media's spotlight. In London, the 15-year focus on Lawrence's 1993 murder pressured the justice system to try two men twice, for the same crime.
The Russian Federation confronts two devastating epidemics: widespread heroin abuse and HIV/AIDS. It appears to be losing the battle against both.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.
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.
As the cardinals of the Catholic Church gather in Rome to elect the next pope, one constituency whose voice will not be heard in the Sistine Chapel are the women who make up at least half the church.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week reporting on human rights in Turkey and Cuba.
This Week in Review: Bishops Behaving Badly
Guardian/Observer Calls Paul Salopek Out of Eden project the "most arduous piece of reportage ever undertaken."
The Pulitzer Center education team, and journalist grantees, presented reporting on water and sanitation, resource extraction, and gender imbalance to students in London, Paris, and Berlin.
This Week in Review: Europe's Dark Dawn
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting, from nuclear-powered icebreakers in Russia to trampled human rights in Turkey.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on Brazilian health care and unrest in Turkey.
Global health journalism is not an easy sell in today's media market. The Pulitzer Center is working to change that thinking.