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As May 8th approaches, many countries are planning public celebrations for Victory in Europe Day, which marks the 70th anniversary of the German surrender in World War II.  But the mood is heavier in Germany, as the country continues to face the cha...

Media Spotlight: Germany in the Shadow of the Past

As May 8th approaches, many countries are planning public celebrations for Victory in Europe Day, which marks the 70th anniversary of the German surrender in World War II.  But the mood is heavier in Germany, as the country continues to face the cha...

Until the 1970s, Fox Point was the focal point of the Cape Verdean community in Providence. Today, the neighborhood, which lies just south of Brown’s campus and a little ways down College Hill, is primarily known to Brown students as the home of Du...

Media Spotlight: Fox Point

Until the 1970s, Fox Point was the focal point of the Cape Verdean community in Providence. Today, the neighborhood, which lies just south of Brown’s campus and a little ways down College Hill, is primarily known to Brown students as the home of Du...

On February 27, 2015,  Russian opposition leader Boris Nemstov was gunned down near the Kremlin in Moscow.  The shooting came the day before the former deputy prime minister and noted critic of President Vladimir Putin was supposed to lead a pr...

Mapping Boris Nemtsov’s Assassination

On February 27, 2015,  Russian opposition leader Boris Nemstov was gunned down near the Kremlin in Moscow.  The shooting came the day before the former deputy prime minister and noted critic of President Vladimir Putin was supposed to lead a pr...

In the early afternoon on September 21, about 400,000 people congregated in the streets of New York City for the People’s Climate March. The movement was a call to action for world leaders who were in New York attending the “Climate Summi...

BPR Media Spotlight: People’s Climate March

In the early afternoon on September 21, about 400,000 people congregated in the streets of New York City for the People’s Climate March. The movement was a call to action for world leaders who were in New York attending the “Climate Summi...

With the approaching November 4 general election, the Providence mayoral race remains, by most estimates, too close to call. Learn the facts about the candidates in the infographic below. For more coverage on the mayoral election, check out BPR’...

Infographic: Providence Mayoral Candidates

With the approaching November 4 general election, the Providence mayoral race remains, by most estimates, too close to call. Learn the facts about the candidates in the infographic below. For more coverage on the mayoral election, check out BPR’...

What follows is a look back at Yemen’s 2011 Revolution, which was first triggered by a mass desire to change the political structure and put an end to corruption and unemployment. As demonstrations escalated, protesters’ demands expanded to i...

BPR Media Spotlight: Yemen’s Arab Spring

What follows is a look back at Yemen’s 2011 Revolution, which was first triggered by a mass desire to change the political structure and put an end to corruption and unemployment. As demonstrations escalated, protesters’ demands expanded to i...