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Utopia
18 epic stories of dreams (almost) come true

Utopia is a combination of three Greek words: Eu (good), Ou (not), and Topos (place). Utopia then translates as "good no-place". It is important to remember that, being Utopia located in a "no-place", it is virtually impossible to reach it. As American artist Steve Lambert wrote, "the reason we imag
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Switzerland
Gimme shelter
What is it like to be a refugee in a Swiss fallout shelter?

A legacy from the Cold War, public fallout shelters are scattered all over Switzerland. During last months, the number of political refugees in the country grew a lot, so dozens of those shelters, unused from many years, have been transformed in assistance infrastructures for them.

Many sh
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Algeria
20 years after the slaughter
Tibhirine Monastery. A revenant hope

The night between 26th and 27th March 1996, seven Trappist monks belonging to the Notre Dame de l'Atlas monastery in Tibhirine, Algeria, were kidnapped by terrorists. Their heads were found two months later near the town of Medea. Twenty years later, despite the investigations, thousands of articles
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India
Bollywood Talkies
The country's movie theater world is definitely changing

The historic single screen cinemas are recently experiencing a deep identity and economic crisis, leading them to a fast disappearance. Simultaneously, multiple modern screen centers are at the peak of their development and success. As well as the entire Indian film industry. The videos parlour inst
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Morocco
Solo
What it is like to be a lesbian in Casablanca

As in most Islamic countries, in Morocco homosexuality is illegal and strongly condemned: Article 489 of the Moroccan Penal Code which dates back to 1962 specifies that "Lewd or unnatural act with an individual of the same sex" are punished with six months to three years imprisonment. Although the l
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Switzerland
The invisibles
An unexpected journey throughout Swiss poverty

In Switzerland, according to Caritas, more than a person out of ten live under the poverty threshold. Half of these people live in extreme poverty. It's quite uncommon to have 'Switzerland' and 'poverty' in the same sentence, but poverty in this rich country exists, it's a fact.

In great c
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Somalia
Hell's kitchen
How a cook becomes a symbol of Mogadishu's painful rebirthing

Ahmed Jama is a cook. He had a quiet job in London, yet one day he decided to return to his Mogadishu. Here he opened a restaurant with the idea of restoring confidence in a city ravaged by civil war, and of healing with food the fractures caused by the conflict. The al-Shabaab islamic extremists
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Turkey
Damascus on the Bosphorus
The better-off Syrians today live in Istanbul

It's the largest Syrian city out of Syria. Some Syrians just pass from Istanbul: they're going to Europe. Many others decided to stay there, starting their life again and populating a town in the town counting over a million people. Someone call this community Damascusbul.

It's something f
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Jordan
A double happy marriage
Za'atari. Two brothers and a wedding

Zagharit is the Arabic name of the long, wavering, high-pitched vocal sound, resembling a howl with a trilling quality, which all women make around the bride and then the groom in every single marriage from Morocco to Iraq. We are in the streets of the Syrian Refugee Camp of Za'atari, in the north o
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Italy
'Migrants, come over here!'
An invite from Riace

Domenico Lucano, Mayor of the small village of Riace in Calabria, Southern Italy, has just been ranked among the 50 most influential leaders in the world by the American magazine Fortune. His name is listed next to people like Angela Merkel and Aung San Suu Kyi.

Riace itself is already kno
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Italy
Climatic grand tour
How climate change is reshaping Italy's landscape

It's no news anymore: climate change is already on, everywhere in the world. Italy, that narrow territory extending in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea among North Africa and Central Europe, is no exception. Italy is the perfect place to host the "Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change". Her
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Spain
Ella
A kid craves the other sex, and gets it. On himself

Eli is 11, lives in Madrid, Spain, with her family and she is one of the youngest transsexuals in the world. When he turned two, and his name was still Fernando, his parents noticed that their son was feeling like a girl, and that his biological sex seemed to be in contrast with his psychological on
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Iceland
Lonely by nature
A country reboot

Anna and Ari Heidmann's farm is situated in the North side of Iceland, not far from the little town of Husavik. The family owns 35 cows and make their living from the milk the farm produces every day. Anna and Ari have five kids, all helping their parents with the daily duties: mowing the lawn, fixi
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Turkey
Single party rule
Erdogan's election gamble pays off

Only five months has gone past since last elections in which Erdogan's party failed for the first time to obtain the parliamentary majority. The HDP infact (Halklar?n Demokratik Partisi - People's Democratic Party), the Kurdish inspired party - was able to brake the 10% electoral threshold entering
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Zimbabwe
A sad future for elephants?
Poaching and overpopulation. An impossible dilemma

Just few months after the scandal about Cecil, the lion killed in Zimbabwe by an American dentist under controversial circumstances - who shook the world last summer - it is today's again breaking news the shocking picture of a German hunter who spent 60,000 Euros to kill one of the biggest elephant
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United States
Chicagoland
Where the american dream was born

Before airplanes, those traveling coast to coast across USA by train had to pass through Chicago. Strategic and logistic center since its very beginning, the "wind city" became the slaughter house of America: Chicago's meat processing system inspired the idea of the assembly line and the whole capit
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