International photojournalism

Nepal
Green country
Mid-Western Nepal

Set at the feet of the Himalaya, away from the tourist routes, this area of Nepal is one of the poorest of the entire country.

The working day in the fields is determined by the sun, usually from 5 AM to 7 PM, and that includes the children. Breaks are only for eating lunch and praying at
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Estonia
The new Crimea?
The Baltic Sea hosts a revived Cold War

There's a new Iron Curtain in Europe, and it's in Estonia, one of the Baltic states bordering Russia.

Estonia is a EU and NATO member, it was for a long time part of the Soviet Union, and it's right in the middle of the new Cold War between Washington and Moscow. Since Russia annexed Crimea
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Europe
Mediterranean Sea-Watch
A private vessel patrolling the Libyan coastal waters

Harald Hopper - a 43-year old merchant and entrepreneur from Berlin - after yet another tragedy in the Sicilian Channel, has decided that he did not want to stand by and wait actionless any longer.

He organized a fund raising operation back in Germany that allowed him to buy a blue fishing
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Spain
European Hawaii
Fuerteventura surfing tribes

Beautiful beaches, affordable accommodations, nice waves and international groove. The outer edge of Europe, the island of Fuerteventura, has preserved its charm and wild beauty. It has been recently chosen even by Ridley Scott for some scenes of "Exodus" the Hollywood movie starring Christian Bale.
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Philippines
Strangers in the night
Call center workers at their desk at night

One of the Philippines' main assets is the 1.2 million youngsters who work in call centers: together, they create an industry with a turnaround of over 12 billion U.S. dollars a year and a 25% growth rate. The companies which use call centers are mostly American: due to the time difference, the empl
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Europe
Standouts & Poors
What really separates the richest and the poorest towns in the EU?

Wolfsburg (Germany) and Silistra (Bulgaria) are separated by 1,500 kilometers as the crow flies. But prosperity separates them more than distance. Wolfsburg is the richest town in the European Union, the one with the highest income per capita. Silistra is the poorest, the one with the lowest average
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Italy
Endless Duomo
Go deep in Milan's art and history of its most famous Cathedral

Under the Milan cathedral, better known as Duomo, there's a hidden factory where, from centuries, a lot of people work endlessly: bricklayers, carpenters, sculptors, restorers. The Duomo is an infinite construction site because itÂ’s built with a marble so unique and beautiful but also fragile when i
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Slovenia
Ljubljana
Europe's green capital

Ljubljana appears to be the perfect manifesto of an environmentally sustainable city. It has been proclamed "European Green Capital for 2016", by the EU Commission and his celebrating its new soul with events and ambitious projects.

With its 287,000 inhabitants, has suddenly become a model
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Slovenia
Metelkova
Artistic squatting in Ljubljana

Forget Christiania and other failed, utopian "alternative" spots. In the heart of Ljubljana (Slovenia's capital), in what was a 19th century military barracks of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, lie one of the largest and arguably most successful urban squats in Europe. The self proclaimed Metelkova "Me
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India
Mother Teresa for Saint!
The angel of Calcutta

On September 4th, 2016 Pope Francis will proclaim saint a tiny nun from Albania, born in 1910 and passed away 87 years later: Mother Teresa. Just by saying that name everybody recalls immediately her minute figure, wrapped up in a white and blue sari, always with a smile on her wrinkled face. Having
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United States
Jail Zoo
Living in a cage

There is a sanctuary six miles from Duval Street in Key West, Florida where abandoned, abused, confiscated and donated animals are cared for by inmates at the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Stock Island Detention Center. The farm started 20 years ago as a haven for a flock of ducks whose numbers whe
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Italy
(Un)welcome to Austria
Here's how the migrants will try to cross the Alps

In 2016, once the "Balkan route" is closed, migrants will land on Italian coasts. And come summer, many will try to cross the Alps. But at the Brenner Pass, the main gateway to Northern Europe, Austria has sealed the borders for them, and many believe the risk is that sooner or later this will creat
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Philippines
Tomb raiders
Manila North Cemetery's population is very much alive

At least six thousand people arrived at Manila's North Cemetery well ahead of schedule: for they are all still alive. The space reserved for the dead, in the capital of the Philippines which counts more than 12 million inhabitants and suffocates under the weight of an out-of-control overpopulation,
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Oman
Fair winds
Sailor women of the Middle East

Ibtisam Al-Salmi, 25 years old, is the most professional woman sailor in the Middle East. She is an Omani girl and since 2012 she trains at the Oman Sail, a non-profit organization that was established in 2008.

His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said's vision was to rekindle Oman's maritime h
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Europe
Via Francigena
From Rome to Jerusalem along the ancient pilgrim paths

'A journey of a thousand miles always begins with a single step'.

The act of reaching a far destination on foot shows the will to test oneself strength investing some of your energy and time to get deeper into a man's soul. The time spent walking may really change your life. The Italian Mi
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Europe
Pure white
Albinism in Europe

Albinism is a rare (and thus little studied) genetic anomaly that affects people in variable extent in every corner of the earth. The available data are scarce and it is not easy to get an idea of its spread. In Europe there seems to be an incidence of 1 in 17,000, in Africa the percentage is higher
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International photojournalism