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On Location: The Netherlands has a holiday blackface problem

Debates over Black Pete are bringing up race and identity issues many Dutch people didn’t think they had.

On Location: NATO driver’s dangerous journey

[originally published July 2012] On Thursday, NATO trucks crossed the Pakistan border into Afghanistan for the first time in seven months, carrying needed supplies. The border re-opening is a sign of improvement between Pakistan and the US, but what does it mean for those on the ground?

GlobalPost’s Suzanna Koster speaks to a NATO truck driver to get his first-hand views on the border crossing.

Global Post: Life After the Taliban

A military operation in 2009 chased Pakistani Taliban and Al Qaeda militants from parts of the South Waziristan tribal region. Now the army, in collaboration with NGO’s and government agencies, is working to remedy years of official neglect. Locals have mixed feelings about the efforts.

Global Post: Behind the Scenes with Pakistan’s Most Famous Dancing Girl

Sensual mujra dancers have existed for centuries in Pakistan, but recently they’re getting so popular that new cinema’s are build to cater for their growing audiences.

Global Post: Divided We Fall

Women on both sides of Turkey’s protests speak out.

Breaking Barriers: Shazia Aurangzeb Hopes to Become the First Woman Elected to Office in Mardan

One man said: A woman’s place is either in the home or in the grave.

On Location Cyprus: Crisis for Peace

Turkish Cypriots hope the financial crisis prompts a peace agreement.