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The Dead and the Living in Luhansk

Amid the shells and explosions, there’s little in the way of normal life left in Ukraine’s besieged eastern cities.

Ole Solvang |

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No Place to Heal

South Sudan's hospitals have become targets for both sides in the brutal, ongoing civil war. How can you save lives when doctors and patients are living under the gun?

Ty McCormick |

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The Pretender to Pakistan's Throne

Imran Khan's populist protest movement is on the verge of taking down Pakistan's dull, dysfunctional government. How did such a lightweight get so far?

Mosharraf Zaidi |

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Libya's New Power Brokers?

As Egypt and the UAE launch airstrikes on Tripoli, a cadre of politicians, militia leaders, and businessmen with links to both countries hopes to take advantage of a popular swell against Libya's Islamists.

Mary Fitzgerald |

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You Can't Go Home Again

Georgians from the would-be state of Abkhazia have spent decades trying to rebuild their lives after conflict forced them from their homes. But today, the wounds of war still feel fresh.

Paul Brian |

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How Not to End a Plague

From thuggish quarantines to botched burials, is the Liberian government’s handling of the Ebola crisis making it worse?

Clair MacDougall |

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How to Save a City From Itself

Nearly a decade after France's suburbs burned for weeks, Paris has an ambitious plan to reinvent itself to rescue its crumbling outskirts. Color the banlieues skeptical.

Scout Katovich |

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Strangers in the Homeland

Thousands of displaced eastern Ukrainians have headed to the western city of Lviv, where a spirit of generosity could give way to dangerous ethnic tensions.

Annabelle Chapman |

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The Intifada Comes to Brooklyn

Can 297 victims of Hamas terrorist attacks in the Second Intifada find justice in a New York court?

Batya Ungar-Sargon |

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The Autocrat Inside the EU

How Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban transformed from a dissident compatriot of Vaclav Havel to a would-be Vladimir Putin.

Amy Brouillette |

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The Locked and Loaded Carpenters of Makhmour

In one Kurdish town, all able-bodied men, from 17 to 80, have picked up arms to defend their homes from the Islamic State.

Matthew Vickery |

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Exploited in the Southern Sun

After fleeing their homes and surviving a perilous Mediterranean crossing, African migrants in Italy are falling prey to labor gangs.

Maxim Tucker |

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How Do You Like Them Apples?

Poland’s political forces are aligned against Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine. But its neighbors are more swayed by Moscow’s charms (and money).

Jan Cienski |

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How Many Tons of Cement Will It Take to Rebuild Gaza?

In the ruins of the Strip, the devastation has spared no one.

David Kenner |

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South Sudan's Coming Famine

Renewed fighting in the war-torn country has derailed humanitarian relief efforts, and now tens of thousands are facing starvation.

Ty McCormick |

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'A Reckoning Hasn't Happened'

A new tribunal might prosecute some of Kosovo’s top leaders for gruesome crimes allegedly committed in the late 1990s, including organ trafficking and murder. But could it actually deliver justice?

Valerie Hopkins |

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'Boys Will Be Boys'

In India's largest state, a misogynistic family-run political dynasty wants to pretend a rape epidemic doesn't exist.

Ankita Rao |

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How Do You Say 'Kimchi' in Kinyarwanda?

South Korea is offering lessons from its own economic ascent to Rwanda and other African countries -- and bringing business, cuisine, and rice paddies along with it. 

Jonathan W. Rosen |

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Victory or Death

For the hard-line brigades in Gaza, a cease-fire is only a temporary reprieve from a battle that never ends.

David Kenner |

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Cabbage Soup and Ravioli

Russians have gotten used to some fancy foods in recent years. But they're willing to sacrifice Parmesan for Putin's foreign policy.

Alec Luhn |

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A Kurdish Comeback

Kurdish forces in northern Iraq have been outgunned and in retreat from the Islamic State. But not for long, they say.

Mohammed A. Salih |

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Erdogan for the Win!

After 11 increasingly authoritarian years as prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan is running for president on Aug. 10. What happens next won’t surprise you.

Alexander Christie-Miller |

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In Gaza, the War Is Far From Over

As strikes resume, the battered Palestinians of the Strip don’t want Hamas to give up the fight.

David Kenner |

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The Islamic State that Wasn't

Yemen's al Qaeda franchise isn't moving to create its own Islamic state quite yet. But the fact that it continues to thrive is ominous enough.

Peter Salisbury |

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'Around Here, People Love Him'

In the Cambodian province where Khmer Rouge leaders came to die, people aren’t celebrating a guilty verdict against two top regime officials. After all, they’re neighbors.

Joe Freeman |

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The End of Days for Iraq's Christians

In the lands of the Old Testament, an endangered religious minority is being wiped out by the brutal Islamic State.

Sophie Cousins |

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The War Within Gaza

With a cease-fire holding, a battered Hamas now begins its battle with enemies within for control over the future of the Strip.

David Kenner |

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The Death of Sympathy

How Israel’s hawks intimidated and silenced the last remnants of the anti-war left.

Gregg Carlstrom |

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Boiling Point in the West Bank

With Gaza in flames, can Mahmoud Abbas keep a lid on a smoldering West Bank?

David Kenner |

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I Got Kicked Out of Yemen Like a Criminal

For three years, I was a reporter in Washington’s war-on-terror partner in the Arabian Peninsula. Now there’s not a single American journalist left.

Adam Baron |