Kristin Deasy is a GlobalPost breaking news writer. Before joining the GlobalPost team, she worked as a correspondent for the Prague-based Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, a US-funded organization that broadcasts into countries that lack a fully free press. Her work has also appeared in World Affairs magazine, the Prague Post, Egypt's Al Masry al-Youm, and others. She currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
Conflict & Justice
Puneh Ala’i, a California-born Iranian-American, is reaching areas of Syria where established aid organizations are failing.
Many were killed in an attack in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Tuesday.
Documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden exposed another top-secret spying program run by the US government.
Italy has intensified its naval operations following two boat accidents that took the lives of some 400 people earlier this month.