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In Ghana, accusations of rising jihadism may be making a local conflict worse

  • January 30, 2023
  • James Courtright

The battle for a town’s chieftaincy is changing. Politicians may be obscuring the real reasons for their own gain.

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How two Greek islands came to lead the world’s shipping industry

  • January 23, 2023
  • Steven Tagle

For Chios and Oinousses, sea trade became the Greek version of the American dream.

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Georgia contends with a Russian invasion of a different kind

  • January 19, 2023
  • Aron Ouzilevski

Moscow’s former subject grapples with its role as a haven for those fleeing Putin’s war.

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Armenians from Syria become Syrians in Armenia

  • January 14, 2023
  • Joshua Levkowitz

Although many are integrating in Yerevan, assimilating is a bigger challenge.

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Artisanal guilds remain guardians of Senegal’s traditions

  • January 13, 2023
  • James Courtright

Members of an old order maintain their relevance despite the decline of their livelihoods.

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On the Greek island of Chios, a historic neighborhood in pictures

  • December 29, 2022
  • Steven Tagle

Fertile Kampos, where wealthy merchants once spent their summers, is seeking new life.

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Exiles or Occupiers? Russian emigres in Georgia try to make sense of their new reality

  • December 13, 2022
  • Aron Ouzilevski

Navigating condemnation and uncertainty after the invasion of Ukraine.

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In central Mali, communities are signing agreements with insurgents to survive

  • November 14, 2022
  • James Courtright

Temporary truces may bring a measure of peace but are no long-term solution to a decade-old conflict.

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Syrian students in Jordan still betting on university

  • November 14, 2022
  • Joshua Levkowitz

But with mounting challenges, only a handful of exiles can pursue higher education.

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Mastic producers in Greece innovate as climate change threatens harvest

  • November 4, 2022
  • Steven Tagle

On the island of Chios, villagers have produced a rare, healthful resin for centuries.

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