New Guardian research shows private security workers outnumber public police officers for the majority of the world – in a business that now dwarfs what is spent trying to end global poverty.
A boyhood for a refugee—seven countries later.
Marine Le Pen promised to protect women, Jews, and the LGBT community. Not many believed her.
Marine Le Pen of the National Front loses historic vote for the French presidency.
After decades of hunting down Nazis, Beate and Serge Klarsfeld are working to stop Marine Le Pen.
Pulitzer Center Senior Adviser Marvin Kalb looks at recent protests in Russia and Vladimir Putin’s broader fears of growing discontent.
With the French election a week away, the National Front candidate is trying to appeal to more voters—by any means necessary.
In France, a uniquely French phenomenon was triggered: a wave of endorsements for centrist Emmanuel Macron and calls to protect the State against the far right.
Can Marine Le Pen really remake France's National Front?
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron come out on top.
Emmanuel Macron is just 39, has never been elected, and represents the global elite. Can he beat Marine Le Pen?
What the outcome of the French elections will mean for Europe.
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.
Polioviruses have been nearly eradicated. But scientists worry their gains face a left-field threat: After vaccination, some people excrete the virus for years.
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.
An American military medical facility has become one of the most active organ donor hospitals in Germany. That’s because a high percentage of mortally wounded U.S. troops are donating their organs in a country where organ donation is still a verboten topic.
The price of a human egg depends on the characteristics of the donor. Eggs harvested from white college students can sell for as much as $100,000. But there’s a cheaper way to get them.
Across the globe, many young adults and children worry about the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change.
Planet Earth's average temperature has risen about one degree Fahrenheit in the last fifty years. By the end of this century it will be several degrees higher, according to the latest climate research. But global warming is doing more than simply making things a little warmer.
It has been 14 years since the Dayton Peace Accords, brokered at an Ohio Air Force base, ended the brutal civil war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
For more than a decade the ex-Soviet republic of Latvia was a poster child of seamless transition to a prosperous post-Communist world. It entered the European Union in 2004 and for several years thereafter posted one of Europe's highest growth rates, fueled by access to cheap credit and domestic...
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.
Pulitzer Center grantees Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac uncover stories of peace among people of diverse ethnicities in their third book together, “Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds."
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights the latest Pulitzer Center reporting from Nigeria and Turkey.
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is extending its efforts to promote news reporting on health and development issues to Europe thanks to funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.