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July 30, 2014

Photo Gallery: America's Child Refugees

Since last October, some 60,000 underage refugees from Central America have fled to the US. They are fleeing from gang violence back home, but their numbers have overwhelmed an unprepared US immigration regime. more...

Photo Gallery: We're Designing Our City

Vegetables for everyone and collection bags for second-hand treasures: Smart design doesn't just look good -- it also seeks to do good. That's why we're launcing a competition for the new Orange Social Design Award, which will be bestowed on ideas that look good and also make life in the city better. more...

July 29, 2014

Photo Gallery: Scene of the Crime

There's an eerie silence at the site of the Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, but all around it civil war rages on. Few here seem concerned that the investigation into the tragedy could influence future European ties to the region and Russia. more...

Photo Gallery: Looking for Refuge in Gaza

Thousands of displaced people in the Gaza Strip are looking for safety. But with the Israeli offensive ongoing, it has become difficult. One church has opened its doors, but is already overcrowded. more...

July 25, 2014

Photo Gallery: Ramadan in the Far North

During Ramadan, Muslims fast until sunset. But if you live in a place where the sun never goes down? The believers in Tromsø, Norway spent years searching for a solution to that conundrum. Now that they have found one, new problems have arisen. more...

Photo Gallery: The Resurrection of Kaliningrad

The Allies bombed the Prussian city of Königsberg to the ground in 1944. Residents of what is today the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, a desolate Soviet landscape, are considering rebuilding the city center to reflect some of its historical German architecture. more...

July 24, 2014

Photo Gallery: The Gaza Conflagration

It started with the murder of three Israeli teenagers. A Palestinian boy was murdered in response and now Israel and the Palestinians are battling it out in the Gaza Strip. Despite calls for an immediate cease-fire, the guns still have not fallen silent. more...

Photo Gallery: Blood Art

The East German regime systematically stole the works of the country's art collectors in order to sell them to Westerners to raise hard currency. Tens of thousands of objects were expropriated from their rightful owners. Very few ever received compensation. more...

July 23, 2014

Photo Gallery: Taking Stock of France

The TV images of the Tour de France show an idyllic country, but behind the gloss is a nation where fears of decline are prompting people to vote for the far right. A trip along the route of the world's most famous cycling race reveals the deep uncertainty ailing the French. more...

July 21, 2014

Photo Gallery: An Attack with Consequences

The shooting down of a jet carrying 298 people on Thursday could mark the turning point in the conflict between Russia, Ukraine and the West. With evidence suggesting pro-Russian separatists fired the missile, pressure is mounting on Vladimir Putin. more...

Photo Gallery: The Contested Crash Site of MH17

International inspectors finally arrived at the site of the Malayasian Airlines jet that was shot down over Ukraine last week. The process of identifying the victims will be a difficult one. more...