Russia is dead set on being a global power. But what looks like grand strategy is often improvisation — amid America’s retreat.
The Italian mafia makes millions by exploiting migrants. In the Italian south, the lives of foreign agricultural laborers are so cheap that many NGOs have described their conditions as a modern form of slavery.
The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They'd tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria.
And it’s not because of Brexit.
In an effort to make the Iceland's geothermal energy even greener, scientists work on technique to capture and convert carbon to basalt—if successful, the strategy could popularize far beyond the volcanic island.
Photographer George Steinmetz documents the consequences of climate change from a different perspective in a new short film, "Losing Earth: From the Air."
Nongovernmental organizations and independent volunteers fill a void for migrants.
The Brexit debacle shows us we are in an age of irresponsibility.
Biomass energy is inadvertently making the climate crisis worse.
In Greece, refugee boys and young men must navigate meager services, high risks, and slim hopes.
The Swedish Navy brass responded well to #MeToo. But real change came from the ranks.
The Swedish Military had a #MeToo problem. They decided to do something about it.
There’s a growing push in Europe to criminalize the buying but not the selling of sex. Advocates say such laws curb trafficking. Opponents say they hurt prostitutes. Who's right?
Polar bears in Greenland struggle to find food as climate change chips away at Arctic ice. Climatologists say the resulting bear vs. human conflict is a warning for communities worldwide.
With homophobic rhetoric now legitimized by federal law, being gay in Russia can be extremely dangerous.
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
It has been 15 years since the end of Northern Ireland's Troubles yet in Belfast, a city carved by "Peace Walls," the tension is still palpable.
Monotowns, Russian cities dependent on dying industries, face an even more uncertain future now that Russia has joined the World Trade Organization.
For more than 300 years, Scotland has been a loyal member of the United Kingdom. But in the fall of 2014, Scots will vote on whether they want to become an independent nation.
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.
Britain's government is engaged in the steepest deficit reduction of modern times. A team of reporters from the Financial Times tracks the cuts and their impact.
High profile cases often sweat under the media's spotlight. In London, the 15-year focus on Lawrence's 1993 murder pressured the justice system to try two men twice, for the same crime.
The Russian Federation confronts two devastating epidemics: widespread heroin abuse and HIV/AIDS. It appears to be losing the battle against both.
Cardinals in Rome ordered two investigations of American nuns. Is this a modern-day Inquisition? Jason Berry explores the forces behind this inner struggle of the church on both sides of the Atlantic.
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.
Summer Marion, Pulitzer Center
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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.