International photojournalism

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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World
Brothers and Sisters
My Mennonite family

"I used to be a Mennonite, so I began to tell a story about Russian Mennonites who today live in German speaking villages in Sibiria, Germany and Manitoba (Canada). Although Russian Mennonites have been living apart for up to two decades, they are still connected by their faith, their traditions and
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Brazil
The rhythm of a change
Favelas new lifestyle

The favelas of Rio de Janeiro are mostly known for violence and drug trafficking. But, even if those problems still exist, life for most of the inhabitants has nothing to do with that. Favelas are becoming safer and better organized. The majority of them have running water and electricity and offer
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Venezuela
The Q crisis
When a life in a queue is a nightmare come true

High inflation, continuos blackouts, hospitals without medications, endless queues out of supermarkets and the capital, Caracas, declared the "most dangerous town in the world".

Venezuela is living one of its worst moments: corruption, devastating policies and the oil price drop put the wh
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Cuba
Islam in Cuba
Another faith under the Caribbean sun

According to a recent, yet unofficial, survey, the Cuban Muslim community should count around 4,000 people, most of them converted in recent years. Raul Castro's government is in fact more flexible not just in terms of diplomatic and trade relations, but also in terms of freedom of belief. This resu
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Kenya
Kakuma, nowhere on Earth
Where Islamic terrorism meets no-man's land

In the extreme north of Kenya, not far from the South Sudanese border, is a hot, dusty and waterless place called nowhere. Or Kakuma, as it translates in the local Turkana language. Since 1992, Kakuma is the place that the Kenya government has chosen to give temporary shelter to hundreds of thousand
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World
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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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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