Daulatdia, 100 km from Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is a brothel-district where around 1500 women live and work as prostitutes.
To maintain its presence in 146 countries, the US army needs to recruit 80,000 youngsters a year.
Since 2015, dozens of Syrian musicians have been performing as the Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra, known as the SEPO.
For the past 30 years, Grégoire Ahongbonon has been working to treat men and women with psychiatric problems with dignity.
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The end of the Marxist guerilla movement has given rise to a new kind of violence in Colombia: A war of influence and power.
They are called the “balseros”. Prepared to do anything to leave Cuba, they take to the sea on makeshift rafts in a bid to reach the coast of America.