For a journalist embarking on a seven-year journey to retrace the footsteps of early humans, the biggest obstacles are man-made.
A reporter crosses the treacherous Pakistan-Afghanistan border by truck.
Waiting out the coup in Mali.
Poland's leaders think they've found a path to energy independence, but their high hopes could prove premature.
In the impenetrable Dogon highlands of Mali, the clouds of war are gathering.
After decades of flirting with nuclear power, Turkey is finally going to get it first reactors thanks to a unique financing deal offered by Russia.
Islamabad is making friends - just not with America.
A billion dollar boondoggle in Russia's Far East is the showpiece of Moscow's corruption.
While the U.S. and much of the rest of the world are focused on thwarting Iran's threat to build a nuclear weapon, the real danger may the full-throttle arms nuclear race between Pakistan and India.
How corruption and greed are destroying the architectural treasures of Nizhny Novgorod.
For Anna Nemtsova, a Persephone Miel Fellow at the Pulitzer Center, preserving Nizhny Novgorod's historic center is a personal mission.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, has become the signature injury of America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But what about the people who live in those places. Can an entire country have PTSD?