Jason Motlagh appears on WNYC's The Takeaway to discuss buzkashi, Afghanistan's national sport and a window into the politics and culture of the country.
A collection of reporting from Pulitzer Center grantees featuring international news stories published by media outlets from around the world, as well as reporting original to the Pulitzer Center website.
Why the Burmese military has used the rhetoric of the global war on terror as a pretext for its ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya Muslims
“When the Zika crisis began, we didn't know that Zika could be sexually transmitted,” said Cristina Perez de Natividad, “so initial proposals and plans didn’t include reproductive health education."
Shula Lavyel traces her past and that of her husband Amos, also a Polish Jew—their childhood in Poland, their arrivals in Palestine in 1934 and 1943, and their return visits to the old country.
Ruth Lycke and her unique acupuncture clinic in China have helped treat more than 500 Americans, many of them struggling to recover from strokes.
Sámi reindeer-herding families in northern Scandinavia are being hit hard by the impacts of climate change. But some may also suffer from an effort to help address climate change — a big wind farm, being built right through their herding grounds.
Abraham Segal survived the Holocaust by finding work and refuge with a Polish family. Today he is at home in Israel, but he keeps painful memories of joining a Zionist community as an orphan in 1946.
The Moringa School is providing tech training to students in Kenya. Participants learn how to code and develop mobile apps. The school says they have a 95 percent job placement rate for graduates.
Senior adviser Marvin Kalb shares a personal anecdote from his 1956 trip as a diplomatic attaché to Russia.
Three years after courts struck down a “Kill the Gays” law, LGBTQ Ugandans weigh the cost of participating in a society that hasn’t always accepted their right to live.
Nearly eight weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico's eastern coast, the struggle continues for the basics–food, water and gas.
At risk of extinction in as little as 10 years, African conservation groups work to protect one of the continent’s most precious animals.