International photojournalism

Israel
Almost Gaza

They have been living for ten years next to a hell called Gaza. They are Israeli families living on the border. They can see their lights and hear the muezzin. The land beyond the wall is nevertheless hostile and occupied by "People who hate us - says Erez, an old Israeli man - and they want our des
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World
In hoc signo vinces

2013: proclaimed "the Year of Faith" by the Vatican, was also the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan, better known as the edict of Constantine, which marks the beginning of freedom of worship for Christians throughout the Roman Empire. Tradition has it that Constantine converted to Christianis
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Algeria
After the elections

Elections in Algeria recently confirmed for the fourth time Abdelaziz Bouteflika as president with more than 80 percent of the preferences. Now 77 and with serious health problems, Bouteflika is supported by the establishment of the FLN (National Liberation Front), which is in power since the end of
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Italy
Verdi is alive!

Giuseppe Verdi was born two hundred years ago on the 10th October 1813. He was the son of an innkeeper from the Parma region and became the most famous Italian music composer of all times. His masterpieces were an integral part of the unification of Italy. What has Verdi left behind? His native home
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Greenland
Strawberries on Ice
When climate changing turns out to be good

With 80% of its land buried under an ice cap up to 3,000 meters deep, Greenland has lately become a very symbolic place in the map of climate change on our planet. Over the past ten years the temperature has risen twice as fast as the global average. This immense island situated in the Northern Atla
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France
Marseille

In 2013 Marseille has been designated European Capital of Culture together with the Slovak city of Kosice. Throughout the year the 97 municipalities of the region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur offered to visitors hundreds of cultural events. The port is the most important of the country and has contri
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Republic of Serbia
Working class goes to heaven

The car industry has been going through a crisis throughout the world and carmakers have been forced to create new car models, as well to adopt new marketing and production strategies. Fiat, like many other European multinational companies, has delocalized part of its production in Eastern Europe ca
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Italy
Sicily. Invisible exiles

While tourists go to Sicily every year to spend their holidays on the beach, hundreds of migrants arrive by pontoons, inflatable boats, launches, often towed behind police boats. Once they get to the mainland they become illegal immigrants or in most cases embark upon a bureaucratic odyssey: living
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Italy
For the children's sake

Italy is the democratic country with the highest number of civilian victims in a war which has never been declared. During the period going from the Second World War to the early 90s Italy was hit by a series of bloody terrorist attacks against workers, trade unionists, politicians, magistrates, jou
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South Korea
Shy Seoul

Capable of unexpected leaps, Seoul resembles the shy Korean women who look at their reflection in the subway's mirrors: silent and reserved by day, wild at night in Hongdae's karaokes, imitating K-pop stars. The capital, whcich lies on the banks of the Han river, is one of the world's richest cities
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Turkey
Sulukule

Until a couple of years ago Sulukule was the oldest settlement of sedentary gypsies in the world, populated by the Roma community since the Byzantine era. Placed in a central area of Istanbul, just behind the walls built by Emperor Theodosius, Sulukule, also known as 'Belly Republic' for the many pe
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Turkey
Mother, am I a Barbarian?

This sentence from a poem by Lale Muldur was the title of the latest art biennial that started in Istanbul in September, 2013. A theme that wanted to bring art out of the galleries and talk to people, to the 'excluded' from the new economic relations between rich and poor and from the wild capitalis
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South Korea
Seoul, plastic mania

South Korea's face is changing. Literally. Seoul is the city with the highest per-capita number of cosmetic surgery clinics, and here one woman out of five has undergone plastic surgery at least once in her life. In Korea, beauty is an obsession, and a scalpel the easiest way to obtain it. So much s
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Italy
A hidden paradise
Wild horses in Sardinia

The cuaddeddu, or Giara horse, ranks among the last wild horses in Europe. There are about five hundreds left, and they live in a plateau in Southern Sardinia called the Giara. These horses are quite mysterious: how they reached the middle of the Mediterranean area is not clear yet - probably they w
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Italy
The venomous city

The Ilva in Taranto is one of the biggest steel processing industries in Europe. The plant, more than twice the size of the city of Taranto, has been built next to the Tamburi neighborhood, few kilometers from the city centre. Since the early 1980s the WHO has defined Taranto as a city exposed to hi
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Egypt
The never ending revolution

Among the thousands of young people who are protesting in the Egyptian squares today, demanding for a radical change to the Egyptian regime, there are also many artists. Just like the others, they are fed up with a political system which has been systematically erasing people's freedom. These artist
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International photojournalism