In January 2016, Sierra Leone, a small West African country torn apart by war and ranked among the poorest in the world, created a sensation at the Miss Universe event. For the first time, a Miss Sierra Leone, Hawa Kamara,
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15 minutes. A report by Ilioné Schultz and Pierre Lascar.
Transnistria is a rebel republic inside Moldova in the far east of Europe, born from the ashes of the Soviet Union. More than 25 years after a peace agreement was signed in 1992, the self-declared state has not been recognised by …Read more →
15 minutes. A report by Séverine Bardon.
For three decades, Rivesaltes in southern France was home to the largest internment camp in Western Europe. Tens of thousands of people were imprisoned there, from the Spanish civil war through World War II to the Algerian War.
Tens of thousands of Jews, Spanish …Read more →
24 minutes. A report by Ilioné Schultz and Charles Villanove.
In Iraq, governmental forces are still fighting against Daesh. In the liberated areas, they are facing another challenge: identifying the bodies of thousands of victims killed by ISIS and buried in mass graves. …Read more →
24 minutes. A report by Rosie Collyer.
Aisha Bakari Gombi, 39 years old, is known in Yola region as the “Queen of the Hunters”. For years now, she has been defending local communities from Boko Haram, the world’s deadliest insurgent group in Northern Nigeria. …Read more →
15 minutes. A report by Séverine Bardon and Michaël Sztanke.
On 17 February 2008, Kosovo unilaterally declared its independence from Serbia, a move immediately denounced by Belgrade and Moscow. Today, the small Balkan country is only recognised by 114 of the 193 UN member states. It remains dysfunctional and divided.…Read more →
22 minutes. A report by Marie Dubois and Rémi Mazet.
Since 2015, dozens of Syrian musicians have been performing as the Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra, known as the SEPO.
Karam, Hivron, and Modar live in France, Germany, and the Netherlands respectively. They were professional musicians in Damascus and Aleppo, but …Read more →
15 minutes. A report by Antoine Boddaert.
Located in eastern Ecuador, the Yasuni Park is a unique ecosystem. Thousands of species of plants and wildlife are concentrated in this part of the Amazon rainforest. But the park and its treasures are directly threatened by drilling for oil……Read more →
60 minutes. A report by Guillaume Jeannin and Hélène Bossy.
120 000 French people ride a bike to go on vacation each year. Cycling is a way to get off the beaten track, to meet people, to travel at a different pace. Ecological, the bike can also turn into a working …Read more →
15 minutes. A report by Pierre Lascar and Ilioné Schultz.
To the outside world, it’s a country that doesn’t exist. Or almost. Although Abkhazia seceded from Georgia and declared independence almost a quarter of a century ago, only a handful of countries recognise its existence, among them its powerful neighbour Russia. …Read more →