The LAYER IS EMPTY
The LAYER IS EMPTY
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Deutsche Welle - Mar. 18, 2017
Money makes the EU-Turkey deal go round



Deutsche Welle - Mar. 3, 2017
Turks react to 'bitter' words between Ankara and Berlin



Deutsche Welle - Feb. 5, 2017
After Romania’s government bows, protesters call for resignations



Deutsche Welle - Feb. 4, 2017
After Romania: renewed optimism with familiar doubts



IRIN News - Jan. 25, 2017
Cop-out or vital lifeline? Massive EU cash aid programme rolls out for refugees in Turkey



Deutsche Welle - Dec. 27, 2016
Abandoned refugees in Belgrade



Refugee Deeply - Dec. 21, 2016
Train to Nowhere: Refugees in Serbia Stranded on E.U. Border



The Atlantic Magazine - Dec. 20, 2016
A Most Unsettling Year for Turkey



IRIN News - Dec. 15, 2016
The never-ending harvest: Syrian refugees exploited on Turkish farms



Quartz - Nov. 22, 2016
Elderly Ukrainians are living in Soviet-era bunkers after shelling left them homeless



Deutsche Welle - Nov. 21, 2016
Turkish rape law triggers protests



Deutsche Welle - Nov. 6, 2016
Ukraine: Living on the front lines



Deutsche Welle - Oct. 31, 2016
Dismissed Turkish journalists launch campaign to subvert media censorship



Deutsche Welle - Oct. 2, 2016
Kurdish politicians to appear in Turkish courts by force



Deutsche Welle - Oct. 1, 2016
Refugees languish on Hungarian border



Jacobin Magazine - Sept. 17, 2016
Silencing Kurdish Voices



Deutsche Welle - Sept. 5, 2016
Reconstruction for Turkey's war-torn southeast



Deutsche Welle - August 31, 2016
Kurdish politicians declare hunger strike to protest Ocalan communication ban



The Atlantic Magazine - August 19, 2016
Voices of Turkey's Purged



Deutsche Welle - August 8, 2016
Erdogan pledges new Turkey



Deutsche Welle - August 1, 2016
Turks mull free speech after pro-Erdogan rally in Cologne



Deutsche Welle - July 25, 2016
The state of emergency for Turkey’s opposition



Deutsche Welle - July 25, 2016
Erdogan supporters speak up at night rallies



Deutsche Welle - July 22, 2016
Syrian shops in Ankara hit in post-coup riots



Deutsche Welle - July 19, 2016
Secular Turks feel isolated in post-coup Turkey



Deutsche Welle - July 17, 2016
Ankara residents celebrate and denounce Erdogan after failed coup attempt



Deutsche Welle - July 16, 2016
In Night of gunfire, explosions and death in Ankara



Jacobin Magazine - July 1, 2016
Italy’s Stranded Migrants



Deutsche Welle - June 19, 2016
In Belgrade, refugees from yesteryear live side-by-side with new arrivals



Quartz - June 7, 2016
Real-life accounts of what it’s like to be “smuggled like drugs” across Europe



Foreign Policy Magazine - May 22, 2016
Freed From the Islamic State, but Far From Free: Depression and PTSD are rampant among the Yazidi survivors of brutal captivity.



Deutsche Welle - May 18, 2016
NGO workers denounce Italian hotspot system



Deutsche Welle - May 12, 2016
Refugees protest in Lampedusa, causing headaches for locals



Deutsche Welle - May 10, 2016
Failing immigration system leaves thousands homeless in Italy



Deutsche Welle - May 2, 2016
Yazidis see fleeing Middle East as only option for survival



Quartz - April 23, 2016
An abandoned school in Iraq has become a city of refugees



Jacobin Magazine - March 25, 2016
Turkey's Covert War



Quartz - March 21, 2016
Celebrating the Kurdish New Year in a ruined city



Deutsche Welle - March 19, 2016
Families search for missing loved ones in Turkey's embattled Kurdish capital



Deutsche Welle - March 15, 2016
Picking up the rubble in troubled southeast Turkey



Deutsche Welle - March 7, 2016
Tensions simmer in Idomeni as refugees await EU decision



Deutsche Welle - March 4, 2016
Idomeni by night



Deutsche Welle - March 2, 2016
New Greek camps overburdened with refugees



Deutsche Welle - Feb. 29, 2016
Refugees face hardship in Turkey's farm camps



Deutsche Welle - Feb. 12, 2016
With help, refugees settle into life in Turkey



Deutsche Welle - Feb.10 , 2016
Underpaid but close to home, refugees choose Turkey over Europe



Deutsche Welle - Feb. 8, 2016
Smugglers in Izmir, Turkey, stay busy through winter



Deutsche Welle - Jan. 26, 2016
Tighter borders force thousands to sleep at Greek gas stations



Deutsche Welle - Jan. 23, 2016
Unpredictable border closures turn gas stations into pop-up refugee camps



Deutsche Welle - Jan. 22, 2016
Amid rats and mud, refugees struggle in French camp



Deutsche Welle - Jan. 19, 2016
One-third of Calais 'Jungle' to be demolished



Deutsche Welle - Jan. 15, 2016
Facing partial eviction, migrants scramble in Calais 'Jungle'



Deutsche Welle - Jan. 12, 2016
Smugglers change tactics as refugee flow to Greece holds steady



Deutsche Welle - Dec. 15, 2015
Asylum-seekers weigh options in Athens



Deutsche Welle - Dec. 11, 2015
Shut off from the Balkan route, asylum seekers flood into Athens



Deutsche Welle - Dec. 9, 2015
Greeks clear border of refugees



Deutsche Welle - Dec. 8, 2015
Refugee relocation in Athens hits snags



Deutsche Welle - Dec. 1, 2015
Peace becomes a struggle at Macedonia's border



Deutsche Welle - Nov. 23, 2015
Hampered by new border controls, migrants make case for asylum



Deutsche Welle - Nov. 12, 2015
Refugees opting for Bulgaria route exposed to violence



Deutsche Welle - Nov. 11, 2015
Inside Moria, Greece's 1st 'hotspot' refugee camp



Deutsche Welle - Oct. 27, 2015
A refugee-based economy grows in Serbia



Deutsche Welle - Oct. 26, 2015
Refugee camps remain substandard in Serbia



Deutsche Welle - Oct. 2, 2015
Where governments fail, volunteers come to refugees' aid



Nacla Magazine - Oct. 14, 2014
The Price of Gold in the Twenty-First Century



Upside Down World - June 3, 2014
From Mexico to Brazil, climate change threatens coffee growers in Latin America



Toward Freedom - April 20, 2014
The Syrian Refugee Crisis: A First-Hand Account From the Turkish Border



Canadian Dimension Magazine - Jan. 15, 2014
Unregulated Drone Use Soars in Latin America



Occupy - Aug. 15, 2013
Sofia Protesters Reorganize as Bulgarian Parliament Takes Vacation



Truthout - July 5, 2013
Interview with Lieutenant of the Free Syrian Army



Upside Down World - Feb. 20, 2013
Tough Questions for Chile as Ongoing Protests Stall Patagonian Dam Project



The Argentina Independent - Oct. 25, 2012
The Indy Eye: Mariano Ferreyra two years on



The Argentina Independent - Sept. 11, 2012
The Indy Eye: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar



Upside Down World - May 1, 2012
Scientist Calls Peru Conga Mining Project an ‘Environmental Disaster:’ Interview with Reinhard Seifert



The Expeditioner - April 12, 2012
10,000 Ways From Panama To Colombia, None Of Them Paved



BushwickBK - Oct. 12, 2009
Behind Corrugated Walls: A Tour of Bushwick Toxicity
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The New Yorker - April 9, 2009
The View from a Roofer’s Recession



Discover Magazine - April 3, 2009
Forget Megapixels: Here Comes the Gigapixel Sky Camera



The Atlantic Magazine - March 26, 2009
The Charm of Austrian Pumpkin Seed Oil



The Star-Ledger - Jan. 13, 2009
Rutgers Researchers Study Pollution in Liberty State Park



The Star-Ledger - March 5, 2008
Lighting the World's Poorest Corners, Cleanly



The Gotham Gazette - Jan. 7, 2007
Military Recruiters in High Schools



Associated Press - March 2, 2006
UConn professor travels the world looking for parasites