Part earth, part stone, Mardin is like an outstretched hand reaching towards Mesopotamia. For the first article in our "Heading East" series, we invite you to discover this historic city in the South-East of Turkey through these photos.
Nicolas Ancion, the author of "The Man Who Was Worth 35 Billion", shares his journey aboard the mythic train which links the cities of Moscow and Vladivostok among others, the Trans-Siberian Railway. An interview with a writer inspired by traveling and crossing frontiers...
Almost 50,000 people flocked to the COP21 climate conference. Alongside the mass of people dressed in suits and silk ties carrying briefcases, there were many young people. They travelled from far and wide to come to Paris, to be a part of history.
The UN Climate Change Conference, called COP21, gathers around 25,000 diplomats from around the world in Paris where, between Monday, November 30th and December 12th, they debate over an international strategy which the member states will adopt to slow down climate change. But, what is COP21 really? And how did it come to be?