Roads & Kingdoms
Roads & Kingdoms

China’s Top Dogs

A growing number of Chinese pups and their owners are competing in high-end dog shows, but not without controversy.

Jan. 29 2016 8:37 AMUkraine’s Illegal Miners Come Out of the DarknessCivil war has led to the legalization of a dangerous shadow industry.
Jan. 15 2016 1:01 PMWe Could Be AntiheroesHow David Bowie became the loathed adversary of a Soviet-era youth movement.
Dec. 18 2015 10:31 AMPrime SuspectSuriname’s president may finally have to answer for a 33-year-old murder. 
Dec. 4 2015 9:58 AMThe Lost Future of CambodiaInside Phnom Penh’s White Building.
Nov. 20 2015 7:22 AMDrawn in BloodThe Syrian cartoonists who live and die by their pens.
Nov. 4 2015 3:50 PMOn Death Row in SingaporeInside the fight to save one man’s life.
Oct. 23 2015 8:17 AMWaiting for the CanalA controversial $50 billion, Chinese-built construction project will upend life in Nicaragua.
Oct. 9 2015 11:28 AMOpen the FloodgatesWill dams in Southeastern Turkey be used as weapons of war?
Sept. 25 2015 10:01 AMCold Blood on a Warm BeachSearching for signs of Truman Capote in the Spanish fishing village where he wrote his masterpiece.
Sept. 11 2015 11:21 AMLife on the CongoIn a country with crumbling infrastructure, cargo barges are vital for ferrying goods and unofficial passengers along the Democratic Republic of Congo’s aquatic superhighway.
Aug. 28 2015 10:15 AMTurf WarOnce regarded as a symbol of backwardness, Iceland’s historic turf-roofed homes are making a comeback.
Aug. 14 2015 9:09 AMSuds KoreaKorean microbrewers are bringing IPAs and sours to a country used to watery lagers. If only the government would get out of their way.
July 31 2015 9:09 AMEurope’s Waiting RoomThe Syrian civil war has turned Edirne, Turkey, back into the waystation for refugees that it was nearly a century ago.
July 17 2015 12:29 PMSlow Boat to YemenWith thousands fleeing the war-torn country, getting in isn’t that easy. 
June 26 2015 8:04 AMThe Lonely EndIn aging Japan, thousands die alone and unnoticed every year. Toru Koremura is there to clean up what they leave behind.
Jan. 22 2016 10:37 AMThe Fantasy Coffins of GhanaWhere anyone can go out in style.
Jan. 8 2016 10:12 AMSalvation by the SliceIn a Kiev pizzeria, veterans struggle to adapt to life away from the Eastern front.
Dec. 11 2015 12:44 PMSelf-Defense, King David–StyleAn ex-rapper in biblical robes is promoting a unique Jewish martial art in Jerusalem.
Nov. 27 2015 9:29 AMLife After ISISThe Northern Iraqi city of Sinjar has been recaptured from ISIS, but it’s a long way from back to normal.
Nov. 13 2015 12:07 PMChile’s Women of the MinesWorking the famed copper reserves of the Atacama Desert has forever been a man’s domain. But that’s changing. 
Oct. 30 2015 4:22 PMFire IslandEurope’s largest fire festival features Vikings, ninjas, and men in dresses.
Oct. 16 2015 9:25 AMKingdom of StoneA journey to the ruins of ancient Zimbabwe.
Oct. 2 2015 1:16 PMKings Cross Punch OutSydney’s most debauched neighborhood is the epicenter of an Australia-wide problem of unprovoked violence.
Sept. 18 2015 12:44 PMQueer as TurbofolkA gay club in Belgrade embraces Serbia’s local pop music in all of its macho, misogynistic glory.
Sept. 4 2015 9:17 AMThe Siege of Xian VillageAn ancient Chinese community in the shade of skyscrapers fights for survival.
Aug. 21 2015 12:47 PMChinese ChukkersFor China’s 1 percent, the sport of kings is a gateway to the global elite.
Aug. 7 2015 9:09 AMFrozen DinnersWhat do you eat in Antarctica? How one polar chef confronts “the menace of the beige plate.”
July 24 2015 9:01 AMTrouble in UtopiaIndia’s Auroville was envisioned as an international community free of government, money, religion, and strife. It hasn’t exactly worked out quite as planned.
July 10 2015 9:09 AMThe Strongest Man in IndiaHow Manoj Chopra went from male beauty contests and fistfights to flipping cars and inspiring millions of Indians.
June 19 2015 3:43 PMLand of Pork and HoneyYoung foodies and immigrants are defying Israel’s deepest culinary taboo.

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