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Ukraine: concerns at the Zaporijjia power plant, Kherson again evacuated...

The Zaporizhia nuclear power plant is now under constant threat of a nuclear accident. After the capture of southern Ukrainian territory by Moscow last March, the situation has especially deteriorated since August. Every day, the missile strikes, of which Moscow and kyiv accuse each other, come a little closer, causing dangerous power cuts repeatedly. We reached a point of tension this weekend…
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The Kurds under the crossfire of Turkey and Iran

What are Turkey’s objectives in Iraq and Syria? Ankara launched an air operation on November 20 against Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq. The Istanbul attack (6 dead, 80 injured on November 13) served as a trigger for the Turkish power which incriminates Kurdish groups. The latter deny. The Turkish operation “Claw-Sword” targets regions under the control of the Kurdistan…
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after the liberation of Kherson, the fear of a "second Mariupol"

If Lioudmila Vavilivna went to Freedom Square in Kherson at the end of the morning on November 19, it was not to join the celebrations for the liberation of the city which were in full swing around the imposing pedestal in marble on which, until 2014, stood a statue of Lenin. The 72-year-old retiree is also not looking to join the endless queues forming behind the trucks that have come to unload…
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in Urmia, a lake and a population are dying

In the old days, “The waves hit the walls of our houses. It’s hard to see where the lake begins these days.” Haj Ali faces a vast expanse of gray desert in northwestern Iran. The old man goes back to his native village where human activity is rare. “Only…
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World Cup in Qatar: housing, the ultimate hassle for supporters

On the eve of its kickoff, the Qatar World Cup is still under construction. On the cornice of Doha, a ballet of diggers deafens passers-by, while a cohort of workers are relentless on the stone of an establishment that has just emerged from the ground. Security agents, in white polo shirts, escort the group of workers, just to prevent any chatter with walkers or journalists who are too curious…
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