Over 50,000 people have been killed and thousands of buildings have collapsed in the deadliest quakes in Turkey and Syria ever recorded. We met earthquake survivors in several Turkish and Syrian cities. For some of these people it is the second or third time that they have to rebuild their lives
29.37 kilometers – at the time of writing this report, separating Kramatorsk, the temporary capital of the Donetsk Oblast, from the front line. One third of the 220,000 inhabitants remained. In the deserted city you can see mostly soldiers. They head to the front or return from it to rest for a while. The fate of Kramatorsk and eastern Ukraine depends on the outcome of fierce fighting. Military trucks and heavy equipment rush to nearby Bakhmut every day.
A photojournalist travelled more than 8,000 kilometres in Ukraine, documenting the war with his camera. This is what he found. Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sparked Europe's biggest refugee crisis since World War II. 13 million people had fled their homes in the first six months of the war. Among them, 6.7 million left Ukraine and 6.6 were internally displaced within the country, according to the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR. At least 5,600 civilians have been killed in Ukraine during that period, according to the U.N. human rights office.
What mines look like from a bird's eye view: they are often large, very extensive, impressive plants, where you can see shaft towers, lifts, shaft head buildings, other mine buildings, but also, for example, mining heaps. Although they are underground, they leave all their facilities on the surface, which is best shown from a drone flight. In this way, we recorded 71 mines: those still open, but also former mines, where shopping centers, museums, cultural centers, other monuments and even climbing centers are currently located.
In Armenia, a country of just 3 million people, where military conscription is imposed on all young men, two recent bloody conflicts have given an exorbitant percentage of war veterans among its new generation of men. Some 1,000 Armenian soldiers have been classified into various categories of disability. The invisible wound, the trauma, affects thousands of young men, no one knows exactly how many. How is Armenia healing its new generation of men?
A "One day in'' project allows you to catch glimpses of life in Krivyi Rih, Odesa, Dnipro, Zaporizhzhia and Mykolaiv. Those cities are very close to the frontline and are regularly attacked. Through VR/360 video technology, we take you to a couple of locations and allow you to experience the surroundings interactively. Through this project, we want to show the daily life of people who are still trying to make a living despite attacks. The project is done in partnership with Gazeta.pl
Over a quarter million unaccompanied children arrived in Europe to seek asylum in the last ten years, according to European Commission data. Arriving in a new country without the support of a family, how did this group of young people build a new life for themselves? This is the story of one: Sam Z.
Europe aims to say goodbye to the most polluting fossil fuel - coal. However, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the shortage of natural gas and the surge in electricity consumption after lifting the pandemic restrictions, have tempted governments to return to the mine. Explore this multimedia mine and learn how European countries are quitting coal!
Over 3.5 million people were evacuated by train in Ukraine in the first 50 days of the war. 94 Ukrainian railway workers were killed, and 99 staff were injured during the evacuations. How have Ukrainian Railways helped to save thousands of lives amid war?
We work with journalists and journalists from all over the world. With the outbreak of Russia's aggression in Ukraine, we expanded our activities. We have covered the war events continuously from the very first day. We hired an eight-person team of journalists and journalists from: Chersoń, Zaporozhye, Sum, Chernihiv, Dnipro, Poltava, Mikołajewo and Odessa. Every day we put the stories and visual reports collected by them, and after processing them together, we put them in your hands. We label them with the hashtag #eyesonukraine.
In 2020, when the protests in Belarus started, the primary form of punishment for casual demonstrators was 15-day isolation in custody. The characters of that story are people who first met in a prison cell - they were to spend there next two weeks or a month after being arrested by the police in November 2020, when regime forces began to suppress protests with greater strength.
In Africa, some nomadic Kenyans found an alternative source of livelihood – gum arabic, which is used as a stabiliser in soft drinks.
Iranian farmers of the arid lands of Yazd province have been using subterranean tunnels for nearly three millennia. Will this ancient technique survive the impact of climate change?
Lebanon, Dubai, Turkey, Belarus, Poland, Lithuania, Germany... Belarus has been accused of issuing tourist visas to migrants and helping them to enter Europe. How is the complete journey of migrants arriving from the Middle East to Europe via Minsk? Which role does the Belarus government play in it? What reasons force these individuals and families, including children, to embark on such a dangerous trip?
Every year millions of second-hand cars are exported from the USA, the EU, and Japan to West Africa and non-OECD countries in general. With them, rich nations "outsource" pollution, a higher risk of accidents, and the responsibility for the safe disposal of old automobiles. Paradoxically, a buyer in a less wealthy country has to pay even a few times the car's worth in the West.
With more than 12 million tons of broken equipment yearly, Europe ranks second only behind Asia in terms of electronic waste (e-waste). Circular economy initiatives across Europe aim to reduce emissions linked to consumption.
Afghanotes is the testimony of a team of Afghan journalists during the first days under the Taliban control. As the Taliban seized Kabul, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled to the United Arab Emirates, desperate crowds of people tried to flee the country, and those who stayed, especially women, fear for their future. What’s next?
Afghan photographer Fatimah Hossaini, who covered Afghanistan for Outriders, captured with her camera her last days in the country since the Taliban seized Kabul and she managed to flee.
On August 2020, after the presidential elections, the CEC declared Aliaksandr Lukašenka, the winner for the sixth time. It caused a wave of large-scale protests across Belarus.