Newsletters

India’s Covid disaster up close

  • April 29, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Losing a loved one to the coronavirus as the pandemic’s deadly second wave engulfs millions of Indians.

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India grapples with a deadly second pandemic wave

  • April 21, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

As Covid-19 cases continue to skyrocket, Indians turn to social media.

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The struggle to keep Lebanon healthy

  • April 19, 2021
  • David Kenner

Beirut’s largest public hospital long embodied all the country’s institutional failures. Now it’s leading the Covid-19 response.

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German far right looks to recoup pandemic-era losses

  • April 16, 2021
  • Emily Schultheis

The party is trying to appeal to the center but its new platform is more radical than ever.

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When German efficiency is a myth

  • April 1, 2021
  • Emily Schultheis

The country’s bureaucracy has always been cumbersome, but now it’s also hindering the fight against the pandemic.

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In India, a debate over women’s work—one kitchen at a time

  • March 25, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Women are still bound to antiquated ideas of domestic life, even in Kerala, the country’s most developed state.

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The Budapest-Warsaw express

  • March 12, 2021
  • Emily Schultheis

From LGBT rights to media suppression, illiberal governments across Central Europe are still learning from each other.

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A fateful vote for El Salvador

  • February 25, 2021
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Elections test the country’s democracy.

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Postcard from Goa

  • February 10, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Why some Indians are setting their sights on Portugal.

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Saudi Arabia’s coffee craze

  • January 29, 2021
  • David Kenner

Cafés are at the forefront of social change in the kingdom, but entrepreneurs still face big obstacles.

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