Karlos Zurutuza

Karlos Zurutuza is a roving correspondent covering conflict along parallel 33, from Western Sahara to Eastern Baluchistan.

Follow him on Twitter: @karloszurutuza


Desperate journeys: Rescued Mediterranean Sea survivors

Saved by MSF's Dignity I, refugees explain why they risked their lives on the treacherous route from Africa to Europe.

War & Conflict

Kurdish city battered by Turkey's crackdown

In Cizre, residents hope life will return to normal after more than a week of curfew and heavy fighting.

Human Rights

Cracking down on Spain's Basque media

Basque journalists continue to serve prison sentences for alleged ties to the armed group ETA.


Libya's Berbers fear ethnic conflict

The country's main ethnic minority feels targeted amid growing political upheaval.

Humanitarian crises

Garbage divides Syrian neighbourhood

Trash has been piling up in the district of Alaya, where waste collectors say they have faced repeated attacks.


Afghans living under shadow of Iranian guns

Iranian guards erect wall and continue to fire, forcing dozens of villagers in Nimroz province to flee border areas.


Pakistani Baloch find home in Afghanistan

War-torn neighbour is an uncertain haven for refugees fleeing Pakistan's Balochistan, where locals seek independence.


Iraq election: What voters in Kirkuk say

Residents of one of Iraq's most disputed and flammable regions explain who they will vote for and why.


Q&A: Jailed Basque leader Arnaldo Otegi

Spain considers Basque independence group ETA 'terrorists', but Arnaldo Otegi says they want a negotiated solution.


A black hole for media in Balochistan

Journalists face major difficulties in reporting from Pakistan's troubled southwestern province.


Spain's hunted Afghan interpreters

Dozens of translators who worked with Spanish troops now on the run as government leaves visas in limbo.

US & Canada

Disciples of St John the Baptist under attack

One of the Middle East's oldest religious communities is on the verge of disappearing amid Iraq violence.