Dispatches

A walk through Kolkata

  • December 5, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

The city’s daily life is marked by politics, religion and the threat of outsiders.

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Independent Syrian media rises in exile

  • December 3, 2021
  • Joshua Levkowitz

Journalists are breaking through the Assad regime's information blockade.

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Popular support for Guinea’s coup is real

  • November 22, 2021
  • James Courtright

The new leaders may be under international sanctions, but most Guineans are happy to see the end of their old regime.

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Climate change is forcing Indian fishermen to keep rebuilding their homes

  • November 17, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Rising sea levels and heavy storms are displacing millions in the world’s largest delta.

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Greece’s overlooked Evros seeks a larger role

  • November 12, 2021
  • Steven Tagle

Locals want to put a positive spin on the decades-old threat ‘I will send you to Evros!’

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Syrian merchants carve out their place in Turkey

  • October 28, 2021
  • Joshua Levkowitz

As the war in Syria drags on, most who fled the conflict have no plans to return.

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The cost of educating an Indian girl

  • October 19, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Many in the state of Rajasthan have dropped out of school during the pandemic, facing pressure to get married.

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The fight against ‘love jihad’

  • August 30, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

New laws against religious conversion threaten interfaith marriages in India.

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India’s gender gap is slowing the vaccination drive

  • June 30, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

How women are prevented from getting the jab.

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Exodus from Lebanon

  • June 7, 2021
  • David Kenner

As the country’s best and brightest flee, those who remain are finding it even more difficult to pick up the pieces.

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