P. J. Tobia
P.J. Tobia is the Foreign Affairs Reporter/Producer at PBS NewsHour. He covers the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to this he spent two years in Afghanistan covering Afghan politics, life, and the US-led war.
P. J.'s Most Recent Stories
- May 1, 2015
Boxers Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao will face each other this weekend in what many are calling the “fight of the century.” Hyperbole aside, this match is expected to shatter serious money records — in pay-per-view sales, ticket prices and gambling. But before playing the odds online, sports bettors should know they risk crossing paths with international organized crime. Continue reading →
- April 22, 2015
This week on Shortwave, we bring you the story of Syria’s refugee children. Ten million people. A population the size of London and Paris combined. That’s how many Syrians have been forced to leave their homes since 2011. Of these refugees, 2.5 million are children.
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- April 15, 2015
Imagine if you woke up one day and all of the working-age men and women in your town were gone. They’d disappeared practically overnight. How would that change your town’s culture, its lifestyle — your life? Continue reading →
- June 20, 2014
A record number of children from Central America are crossing the Mexico-U.S. border unaccompanied by a parent. Many of them are fleeing drug violence at home, but here in the United States, they’re faced with a new set of challenges … Continue reading →