Breaking fast and hearing stories from resettled refugees in Berlin, one iftar at a time.
Breaking fast with the biggest Islamic organization in Germany, one with controversial ties to the Turkish government, and a Syrian take on religion, compulsion, and "helping refugees."
Berlin's Muslim community is raising controversial questions about the proper role of Islam in a European society and the degree to which it can or should be be liberalized.
Visiting a German church filled with Iranian and Afghan asylum seekers, all supposed converts to Christianity.
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 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 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.
On mothers Day in Norway the NGO Congo Women projected a video including images by Marcus Bleasdale onto the facade of the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway.
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Pulitzer Center reporters William Wheeler and Anna Katarina-Gravgaard report to Time in "Fasting for Climate Change."
William Wheeler was honored in Copenhagen, while the UN held its climate change conference, with an Earth Journalism Award for "The Water's Edge," exploring the water crisis in South Asia. The Orange County Register features an interview with him on his climate change work.
Glenn Baker and Stephen Sapienza are in Copenhagen to cover the COP15 talk after documenting rising sea levels in Bangladesh. Follow them as they report on the meetings and the Bangladeshi delegation's efforts to draw attention to the real and present outcomes of unchecked climate change.