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The Raiders of Ruta 7

In Uruguay’s remote interior, the horse is king and endurance races are the social events of the season.

“You’ve got to grab a mare."

The Iranian Comfort Food

Dizi, a beloved lamb and bean stew, has gone mainstream and upscale in Tehran. But it will always be the meal of the common people.

'The Kindest Dish’

Bend It Like Wambach

Women's soccer is playing for keeps on and off the field: Keph Sennett's dispatch from the Women's World Cup

Turf Wars and Futbolistas

15 Things to Know Before You Go To Ganzi

Hitchhiking, horses, and yak everything: essential knowledge for getting by in the Khampa Tibetan land.

By Mark Hay

Came for the Waves, Stayed for the Fjords

To salvage a disastrous surf trip to Norway, Eric Greene laced up his Vans to climb gorgeous peaks and embark on a cross-country trip.

The Prison Squatters of Kosovo

For fifteen years Roma families displaced by the 1998 war have called a decrepit former correctional facility home

Fighters of Florence

Every year, a historic and violent tournament is held in the Italian city, pitting four neighborhoods against each other.

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The Lonely End

In aging Japan, thousands die alone and unnoticed every year. Toru Koremura is there to clean up what they leave behind.

King of the Caucasus

In chess-crazed Armenia, Levon Aronian, a modest 32-year-old master, is a magazine-cover superstar worthy of Kim Kardashian’s attention

A Guide to Copa America in Queens

Copa América, the South American soccer championship, is in its third week in Chile, and has given the world everything it could handle…

The Widows of Manipur

In a remote state in northeastern India, a relatively unknown and complex insurgency is waging war on the women left behind.

Alabama Bakes

Chris Gigley heads south in search of the Yellowhammer State’s quintessential biscuit

Land of Pork and Honey

Young foodies and immigrants are defying Israel’s deepest culinary taboo.

Ni Hao, Colombo

Sri Lanka's latest crop of fine-dining restaurants cater to an exploding Chinese influence, but it's not all about beaches and bao.

Illumination: Q&A with Rubén Salgado Escudero

In a country where just a quarter of the population has access to the electrical grid, a photographer documents the life-changing effects of solar panels.

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