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Apricots from Damascus

Joshua Levkowitz

Syrian seasonal workers are helping save Turkey’s agriculture from collapse. Why have they become scapegoats?

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Greece’s border villages face shrinking, aging populationsGreece’s border villages face shrinking, aging populations

Greece’s border villages face shrinking, aging populations

Steven Tagle
Locals in Thrace hope a plan to reconnect historical ties across national borders could bring life back to the region.

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In Ghana, local problems threaten regional securityIn Ghana, local problems threaten regional security

In Ghana, local problems threaten regional security

James Courtright
Fulani people are facing rising discrimination and violence.

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Istanbul Diary: Reflections on boats and buses during the Feast of SacrificeIstanbul Diary: Reflections on boats and buses during the Feast of Sacrifice

Istanbul Diary: Reflections on boats and buses during the Feast of Sacrifice

Joshua Levkowitz
A public holiday brings Syrian immigrants onto the streets.

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