The British Home Office outsources its migrant prisons to private companies and they are nearly completely opaque to outsiders.
By the time Iluminada Panabe was convicted of human smuggling, police estimated 800 Filipinos had gained illegal entry to Europe.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jošt Franko was featured on The New York Times Lens Blog for his work on the cotton trade.
Ice loss on Greenland used to be driven by massive calving glaciers. Now surface melt dominates, driven by sun, dust and the surprising role of microbes.
St Petrock's provides food and support for the increasing number of street sleepers in Exeter, but the availability of nutritious food will not solve all problems.
EU policy has stagnated while illegal migrant routes proliferate.
A Syrian Family in Greece makes one more risky journey, this time to learn their fate in the European asylum lottery
Germany is expanding its job program for asylum seekers, but 100,000 new jobs paying 80 cents an hour stir resentment.
After centuries of East vs. West argument, Russia chooses both.
Countries on the fuzzy edge between two continents are grappling with what it means to be in Europe or Asia today.
A Syrian refugee in Greece, Illham Alarabi thought her life would be better once she moved out of the refugee camp and into a hotel. She was wrong.
The story of Nigel Brown (not his real name) reminds us of how easily, and how quickly, anyone can become reliant on a local Food Bank - and the related health implications this brings.