June 6, 2013 /
Roads & Kingdoms
Murghab, in Tajikistan, was once a key strategic point for the Soviet Union, on the border with China and Afghanistan. But with the Russians retreating from Central Asia, who will move in?
June 5, 2013 /
The port of Karachi's Shireen Jinnah Colony and Kiamari are two of Pakistan's trucking hubs, where tankers and containers bound for Afghanistan are loaded up.
May 31, 2013 /
Dan Havlik of Imaging Resource interviews grantee and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Larry C. Price on his powerful photo project documenting child labor in gold mines.
May 29, 2013 /
Christian Science Monitor
In a forgotten fold of mountains in rural Nepal, an idealistic group of American doctors is experimenting with full transparency. From these remote corners, transparency is tricky.
May 27, 2013 /
As the Egyptian government continues to turn a blind eye toward education, a few civilians and entrepreneurs hope to fill in gaping holes.
May 23, 2013 /
A three-part series explores what's at stake for Chile's embattled artisan fishermen in the wake of new federal legislation governing one of the largest fishing industries in the world.
May 21, 2013 /
Public health workers have taken on the mission of vaccinating 170 million children under the age of five.
May 21, 2013 /
Nubians are African descendants of one of the most ancient civilizations in the world but recognition by their fellow Egyptians is an elusive thing.
May 18, 2013 /
Starkly different from the carefully orchestrated scenes in Pyongyang, the landscapes along North Korea's borders are at turns porous and paranoid.
May 15, 2013 /
Can you tell if that pill in your hand is real or merely a copy? Probably not. But your cell phone can.