International photojournalism

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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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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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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Cuba
Havana. Castro's Academy
Escuela Nacional de Arte

When Fidel Castro took the power in Havana, in 1960, one of his first acts was the confiscation of the great golf course on the South side of the city. He wanted to build a school of fine arts on it, better: "the most beautiful academy of fine arts of the world". And with no fees for the students. C
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Austria
Check this out
Immigrants manage a cosy hotel in Vienna

Magdas hotel is a social project for integration deployed by Caritas Vienna, which invested 1,5 million EUR to turn an old building located around Prater (the famous luna park of the Austrian capital) into a hotel. Most of the workers of Magdas hotel are immigrants. Some of them are political refuge
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Benin
12 years, a slave
A child nightmare

Every year, between 100,000 and 200,000 kids are estimated to be trafficked from Benin to nearby Nigeria. Many of them are street kids snatched in Beninese markets by professional traffickers, who sell them for up to 100 U.S. dollars each. Some are actually sold to traffickers by their parents for a
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Sweden
In the ghetto
A district where integration and fundamentalism get mixed up

In Rinkeby, a neighbourhood located in the North of Stockholm, the 95% of people come from abroad. It's a kaleidoscope of 60 ethnic groups and 40 different languages: there are people from Somalia, Iraq, Syria but even from Lebanon, Ethiopia, Turkey, Bosnia, Romania, Bengal, Peru. In Sweden, places
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Cuba
Havana Club
Meet the emerging Cuban bourgeoisie

America hit Havana well before diplomacy. Since a few years in fact, Raul Castro's perestroika is allowing foreign investments, small businesses and the buying and selling of real estates (even on the internet). So now-a-days, on the Malecon, Audi and Mercedes show off along the typical old Cadillac
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Greece
Athens, La Dolce Vita
Athens today means crisis. But that's not for everyone

There's still a lot of money in Athens, despite the dramatic economic crisis and the political issues. And there is also a lot of people able to spend it on exclusive beaches, private parties and VIP clubs. It's the well-established rich middle-class who lives in exclusive residential districts like
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Uzbekistan
Islamic riddle
Architectural heritage along the Silk Road

Landlocked in the dry heart of the Caucasus, suspended between the Russian and European spheres of influence, wary of the threats that might come from neighboring Afghanistan and firmly ruled by an autocrat, the ex-Soviet republic struggles to keep fair diplomatic relations with the surrounding coun
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Turkey
Post election surprising results
Gezi Park movement brings into the Parliament the turkish "Podemos"

Just 2 years after the rebellion of Gezi Park in Istanbul, the movement, which seemed to have dissolved in the air in few weeks, finds back its strenght and political reference converging into the HDP (the Democratic Party) which, coming out of his Kurdish ethnic component, has managed to involve mo
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Turkey
Don't Kill Hasankeyf
Will water flood everything?

Despite the withdrawal of some European banks who were financing the project and the declaration of illegality made by the Administrative Court of Ankara for the lack of any environmental impact assessment, Ilisu Dam's construction site, in Turkish Kurdistan, is still going on.

The area i
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Sierra Leone
Radio Ebola
Fighting Ebola on the radio.

The radio reaches everyone, in Sierra Leone, even in rural areas. It's cheap and many people listen to it even on their mobile phones. That's why there is a programme on air in krio language called "Dreb Ebola", literally: kick Ebola. Dreb Ebola's message is clear: the virus didn't disappear, and if
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International photojournalism