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Migrants risk death crossing Alps to reach France

Jan 11 2018

BARDONECCHIA, Italy It took Abdullhai almost three years to get from his home in Guinea to a rocky, snow-covered Alpine mountain pass in the dead of winter, for what he hopes will be the final stage of his journey into France. | Video

Kenya craftsmen to build boat out of plastic waste

Nov 10 2017

LAMU, Kenya The beaches of Kenya's idyllic Lamu island are dotted with traditional Swahili stone and coral houses, mansions built by European royalty, the odd donkey and, increasingly, tidal lines of plastic trash.

South Sudan rebels, short on supplies, draw on determination

Aug 31 2017

KAYA, South Sudan Before the South Sudanese rebels attacked the town of Kaya, they handed out supplies - a ragged strip of red cloth to identify themselves to each other as friendly forces, a packet of biscuits, and two precious magazines of ammunition per fighter.

Nearly 15,000 lost children seek parents in chaos of South Sudan's war

Feb 16 2017

BENTIU In the chaos of South Sudan's civil war, it took three years for Nyagonga Machul to find her lost children.

Keeping an Italian medieval village alive

Nov 04 2016

SANTO STEFANO DI SESSANIO, Italy Within the stone walls of the medieval village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio, narrow lanes weave through stone arches, cobbled piazzas and overhanging buildings.

Training for Olympic glory in a Kenyan town

May 23 2016

ITEN, Kenya In Kenya's western town of Iten, known as the "Home of Champions" for drawing runners to train from around the world, athletes rise to pound the track and dirt roads at dawn.

Struggling for survival in drought-hit Somaliland

Apr 28 2016

HARGEISA, Somalia In the past three months, Amina Ibrahim Shirwa and her family have lost around 25 goats, sheep and cows as a harsh drought has ravaged livestock and crops in northern Somalia.

In Kenya's Rift Valley, blood and bulls mark gateway to manhood

Feb 10 2016

BARINGO COUNTY, Kenya In an isolated region in Kenya’s Rift Valley, young men spear a bull in a ceremony that marks a gateway to adulthood.

Tales of crime and struggle in Nairobi's bustling slums

Nov 25 2015

NAIROBI "I have lost a lot of people I knew to crime," says George Kiru, nursing a drink at 2 in the morning in a bar on the edge of Nairobi's Korogocho slum.

Tales of crime and struggle in Nairobi's bustling slums

Nov 25 2015

NAIROBI "I have lost a lot of people I knew to crime," says George Kiru, nursing a drink at 2 in the morning in a bar on the edge of Nairobi's Korogocho slum.

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