In this July 19, 2007 photo, an iceberg is seen melting off the coast of Ammasalik, Greenland.  (AP Photo/John McConnico, File)

New optimism on climate change

The Paris agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions has led to new hope that the worst effects of climate change may be avoided. On this edition of Global Journalist, our guests analyze the climate...
Police detain a youth as they surrounded the headquarters of opposition television stations and newspapers in Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 28, 2015. Police in Istanbul  carried out a dawn raid at the building, using tear gas to enter the building of the company that owns opposition television stations Bugun TV and Kanal Turk, the Bugun and Millet newspapers and other business interests. (AP Photo/Mehmet Ali Poyraz, Cihan News Agency)

Turkey votes amid violence, media crackdown

Turkish voters will go to the polls Nov. 1 amid a spasm of political violence and renewed conflict with Kurdish guerrillas. The vote also comes just weeks after the most deadly terrorist attack in Turkish...
Pope Francis is cheered by faithful as he arrives in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Aug. 5, 2015.  (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

The Francis effect

Next week is an historic one for Pope Francis. He’ll make his first trip to the United States since becoming pope in March 2013. He’ll visit President Obama in Washington D.C., stop by a high school in a...
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras looks on during a parliamentary session in Athens, Aug. 14, 2015.  (AP Photo/Yannis Liakos)

Greek bailouts: three times a charm?

Greece's last two bailouts failed to rescue the country. This week, European leaders approved a new $95 billion package for the debt-stricken country. For Greeks, it means more tax hikes and cuts to...
A man rescues an migrant from the Aegean sea, in the eastern island of Rhodes, April 20, 2015. (Argiris Mantikos/Eurokinissi via AP)

Europe’s migrant crisis

They come from impoverished and war-torn countries like Sudan or Syria, in hopes of a better life. But for some migrants, their journey ends in death on the Mediterranean. On this edition of Global...
Pope Francis in Naples

Pope Francis and the media

Just over two years since Pope Francis was elected to lead Catholics around the world, Global Journalist's Jason McLure sits down with three Catholic news agency journalists who have covered the Pontiff and...
Mahir Zeynalov

Deported from Turkey for a tweet

This week on Global Journalist, guest host Joshua Kranzberg takes you around the world for a series of stories on the challenges of journalism in a rapidly changing world. *Mahir Zeynalov, an Azerbaijani...
Mideast Yemen

Yemen on the brink

The small Arabian peninsula nation of Yemen has gone through a lot of turmoil in the past decade. One president was ousted in 2012 during the Arab Spring, in January a second was overthrown by the Houthis,...
Jews killed in Paris buried in Jerusalem

Anti-semitism on the rise in Europe

After the recent attacks in Copenhagen and France involving terrorists targeting Jewish people, Global Journalist looks at whether this is indicative of a rise in anti-Semitism in the region. Our guests...
A Russia-backed separatist walks past destroyed vehicles after a bus station was hit during a recent shelling between Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian government forces in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Ukraine divided

The advance of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine makes it more apparent than ever that the country is splitting up. With more than 5,000 people dead in the war, is there hope that a ceasefire can end the...