Photo: The central square of the old town. Brasov. Transylvania. By Ann Stryzhekin/ Shutterstock When U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Yokohama in 1854, it was a backwater village in Japan…

Marcel Ionescu-Heroiu, Yuko Okazawa |

[[tweetable]]How fast is your city growing? The answer may depend on where you live.[[/tweetable]] There are the booming megacities such as Tokyo, Mumbai, and Nairobi. Then there are cities that…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Paula Restrepo Cadavid |

También disponible en: English | العربية Los romaníes son la minoría étnica más numerosa de Europa, y probablemente la más discriminada. A pesar de los esfuerzos realizados en las últimas décadas…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

The Roma are Europe’s largest ethnic minority group, and arguably the most discriminated-against one. Despite efforts to promote Roma inclusion over the last decades—including from the European…

Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

“You can take the man out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the man.”   A native of Morocco, Hanane Benkhallouk began her career in New York before moving to Dubai in 2005…

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« On peut arracher quelqu’un à son pays, mais on ne peut pas arracher son pays à quelqu’un. »   Née au Maroc, Hanane Benkhallouk a commencé sa carrière à New York avant de partir pour Dubaï en…

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"يمكنك إخراج المرء من بلده، لكن لا يمكنك إخراج بلده من داخله".   بدأت حنان بن خلوق، وهي مواطنة مغربية، حياتها المهنية في نيويورك قبل أن تنتقل إلى دبي في عام 2005. وخلال مسيرتها، شغلت…

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Civil Rights Defenders/Photo: Vesna Lalic Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people is an all too familiar story. Members of this community are…

Georgia Harley, Dominik Koehler, Marko Karadzic |

Les jeunes Arabes sont autant préoccupés par l’expansion du groupe État islamique que leurs pairs ailleurs dans le monde. C’est ce que révèle l’édition 2016 de l’Arab Youth Survey (a), un sondage…

Christine Petré |

Young Arabs express the same concern over the rise of the Islamic State (IS) as young people do elsewhere, the annual Arab Youth Survey reveals. For the second year in a row, the “rise of” IS…

Christine Petré |