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Kenya: War over water, a conflict as old as Africa. / 2585-02: N 3°32'49,48" E 35°53'37,09" Kenya, Rift Valley Province, district of Turkana. Kalaokol, fishing village by Lake Turkana. / Kenya /

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Lapis Lazuli, the Afghan blue fortune / 2885-01: Ehsan, a lapis lazuli digger, a semi-precious blue gem, goes down to the near village carrying a rock weighing more than 100 kilos (200 Lbs). It will take him several hours to climb down the steep and slippery sides of the mountain. / Afghanistan / MaĂŻdan

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Sur les pas des cavaliers de Joseph Kessel-On the horsemen's steps by Kessel / 1293-04: Chapandaz Morad Khan takes the horses to Qantar (a period during which the animals are left outside day and night and receive little food. Qantar is destined to toughen the horses and make them more combative).

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Mali - The sacred fishing / 916-28: The captured fish is swiftly caught in the teeth, head first, because the hands are too busy with the basket as the fisherman mounts the bank. / Mali / Bamba

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Le Peuple Nenetse du Yamal / 2225-52: Axana, 2 years old, amongst the herd. / Russian Federation /

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Midnight Blue: blue jeans production in China / 1296-03: Workers take a dawn break after scrubbing jeans all night using a sanding machine in Mr Huang's factory in Zhongshan city, China. The blue dust from the jeans is a heavy irritant to the lungs. / China / zhongshan, guangzhou or shanghai

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Albino killings in Tanzania / 2492-04: Juma Ramazani, 38 years, is a farmer from Tabora. To save his life, doctors from the Ocean Road Cancer Institute in Dar-es-Salaam cut off his left arm. It could have been for witchcraft, but that time they did burn the tumoured part to prevent from thieves...»How will I do to keep on working in my fields?»...He still lives with his parents. The Ocean Road Cancer Institute in Dar-es-Salaam is the only place in Tanzania where they treat cancer. Albino life expectancy in only 30 years...

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Darfour, le génocide continue / 785-31: Près de Goz Beida au Tchad Camp de Djebal. Hopital. Réfugiés. / Chad / -Amarai

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Himba en Namibie / 2875-1: Femme Himba dans un supermarchĂŠ / Namibia /

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Peru's Melting Gods / 2623-07: Praying at the foot of the Qolqepunku glacier. Due to global warming the glacier is retreating at an alarming rate estimated at between 10 and 30 metres a year. Until recently all of the 45000 pilgrims would take back a block of ice which is believed to have healing powers. This year the Ukukus have decided to stop anyone from approaching the ice due to its considerable reduction in size.

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Sur les pas des cavaliers de Joseph Kessel-On the horsemen's steps by Kessel / 1293-20: Great buzkashi (about 200 horses) in Mazar-i-Sharif. / Afghanistan / Mazar e Sharif

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The colors of Holi / 2418-16: India, Uttar Pradesh, Holi festival, color and spring festival, celebrate the love between Krishna and Radha. / India /

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Kenya: War over water, a conflict as old as Africa. / 2585-12: N 1°10'40.64" E 36°06'18.60" Kenya, Rift Valley Province, district of Turkana. A Turkana enclave in Pokot territory. As he cannot drink directly from the bed of the waterfall which carries warm sulphurous water, this Turkana has to drink from a hole in the ground where the same water surfaces after being somewhat filtered by the ground. This undrinkable water makes hair turn yellowish, damages the teeth and causes joint diseases such as tendinitis and arthritis. / Kenya /

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Chronique d'un cancer-La victoire de Gregory/ Chronicle of a cancer- the victory of Gregory / 1171-47: Grégory is in great pain. He is clinging on to the tap through which he is administered morphine. The maximum doses defined in the syringe pump are not sufficient to relieve Grégory. /// Grégory souffre beaucoup. Il est cranponné à la manette qui sert à lui injecter la morphine. Mais les doses maximum paramétrées dans le pousse seringue, par l'anesthésiste, sont insuffisantes pour soulager Grégory. / France / Le Plessis Robinson. Centre Chirurgicale Marie Lannelongue

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Deux Papous dans la ville: l'exploration inversée. / 1550-02: Polobi Palia and Mundeya Kepanga exploring the subway, the « train going under the ground » used by the « tribe of the Paris ».

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2346-42: Birdmen is an insight into the world of pigeon racing in the United Kingdom. A Birdman with his favourite bird.

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Restavecs, slave children in Haiti / 2118-01: RESTAVECS. SLAVE CHILDREN IN HAITI. MARIE-ANGE, 12 YEARS OLD WITH THE WOMAN WHO EXPLOITS HER, MARIE, IN THE SLUM OF SOLINO, PORT AU PRINCE. 2007 / Haiti /

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The Changing Face of Papua New Guinea / 2250-48: A group of tribal Warriors sing and beat their kundu drums in a powerful display which reveals how the cultural integrity of the tribe has united over the millennia. / Papua New Guinea / Goroka

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2538-31: On the way to Kailash mountain. Saga Dawa festival. Tibetan pilgrims arrive near the last pass before Kailash mountain. This is the first time they can see the holy mountain and in sign of respect they brandish offering white scarfs.

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Sambatra Antambahoaka. Rite de la circoncision / 1535-19: A beautiful shot of a parade of women on the main street of Mananjary. We see that, as always, the feet are bare because the earth that is walked upon has become sacred, and this is so for all the different rites of the Sambatra. No one has the right to wear shoes. / Madagascar / Mananjary - Ambalaromba

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3012-31: Arlington West Memorial has become a rare place where families of the fallen and the general public can make a pilgrimage.

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2949-37: A father and his son are processing around a temple waiting for the door of the gods to be open in a village near Mathura, North India.

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2735-52: Lobéké National Park, South East Cameroon. A 20 year elephant was poached within the Park boundaries. The trunk, a delicacy, was first cut off to feed the poachers. Robert, the poacher in chief, killed his 500th elephant that day. He is a Bantou. He employs two Pygmee trackers (René and Augustin) who are also portors.

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France, Paris : Illegal Chinese at a safe house in Paris. The two men share a bed to cut costs. They are a new wave of immigrants from China's northeast, home to millions of former cradle-to-grave factory workers laid off by closures.

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2538-43: Kailash mountain, Saga Dawa festival. A Sanyasi, a professional pilgrim goes around the sacred pole across the jupiter smoke.

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Muslims pray in Oldham, northern England

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2139-28: A LONG WAY FROM GANDHI. ON THE LAND OF MANJAHLADIH, MADE IMPOSSIBLE TO CULTIVATE BECAUSE OF POLLUTION FROM THE STEEL MILL, THE "ADIVASI" STRUGGLE TO HANG ON TO THEIR DAILY LIFE. GIRIDIH, JHARKHAND, INDIA, 2008.

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1833-55: In the hallway of Iraq's busiest combat hospital, US soldiers pray for their friend who is dying of injuries he sustained during an explosion in Baghdad, Iraq.

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