October 12, 2012 / Untold Stories
After 20 years of declining industry and rampant corruption, Russia is now on the move – its young people, especially those in remote areas, are looking for opportunities to move out of the country.
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing leaving on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
The CNN Photo Blog features Sean Gallagher's work on climate change on the Tibetan Plateau, with gallery and interview.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Afghanistan and the Kachin state in Burma.
October 4, 2012 / Al Jazeera
JASON MOTLAGH, STEPHEN SAPIENZA
Deep in the wilds of northern Burma's Kachin state a brutal civil war has intensified over the past year between government forces and the Kachin Independence Army.
October 4, 2012 / Untold Stories
Boasting of new technology that would prevent another Chernobyl, Russia wants to double its domestic nuclear energy output and triple the sales of its reactors worldwide.
Trans-boundary water tensions with Iran and Pakistan cast a shadow on the development of Afghanistan's mainly agricultural economy.
Saleem Khan Rody is governor of one of the most strategic spots in Afghanistan. He has attracted major projects, including a $75 million investment in a power plant. The Taliban are out to stop him.
September 26, 2012 / Untold Stories
The Yangtze, Mekong and Yellow Rivers all originate on the Tibetan Plateau. Rising temperatures are threatening the sources of these major waterways that serve millions who live downstream.
CAROLINE D'ANGELO, JENNIFER MCDONALD
Paul Salopek is about to begin a seven-year walk around the world--what would you like to ask him?
September 24, 2012 / In These Times
Women in Afghanistan want their children to be safe and fed. They want a government that protects them against sectarian violence. But none of this is in sight, and soon the Americans will be gone.
September 24, 2012 / The Chronicle of Higher Education
Freezing temperatures, howling winds and isolated location make new Russian campus a hard sell.
September 24, 2012 / The Washington Post
In a world hungry for cheap shrimp, Burmese migrants are the backbone of a Thai shrimp industry that is the world’s third largest. But low prices often come at their expense.
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JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)