Stephen Starr

Stephen Starr

Middle East

Despite GCC crisis, Gulf tourists flock to rural Turkey

More than half a million tourists from Gulf countries are expected to summer in the eastern Black Sea region.

Despite GCC crisis, Gulf tourists flock to rural Turkey

Lebanon

UN struggles to rebuild Palestinian refugee camp

Destroyed in 2007 clashes, Lebanon's Nahr al-Bared camp is now in the midst of a reconstruction process.

UN struggles to rebuild Palestinian refugee camp

Human Rights

Catholic Ireland's saints and sinners

A story of faith, love and abuse.

Catholic Ireland's saints and sinners

Environment

Pollution threatens iconic Istanbul waterways

Amid a population boom, Istanbul's seaside may soon be littered with sewage and rubbish, experts have warned.

Pollution threatens iconic Istanbul waterways

US & Canada

'Idle No More' inspires Canada's indigenous

The nationwide movement has spurred a man to seek justice for the death of his mother on a remote reserve decades ago.

'Idle No More' inspires Canada's indigenous