An interview with the author, James Longley. Iraq in fragments is a documentary that tells of the lives of Iraqi civilians who find themselves at grips with war. Their thoughts, desires, beliefs and worries are a mirror held up to Iraq as it is today: a country pushed in diverging directions by ethnic and religious differences. A nation with a future which is uncertain and which could stop existing as a whole. The title underlines that the film is an open question: “one day- the director writes – the United States will leave Iraq, but the Iraqis will remain. My film is about them”.
An angered nurse tells the horror of the bombings in Helmand province in Afghanistan. A bomb exploded between the stalls and shops of the bazaar of Lashkargah, killing at least 20
Since 2001, the US have naturalised 26,000 immigrants after they have enlistedIn the US. On the last occasion, President Bush was present at the ceremony. Three hispanics who served and were wounded in Iraq, became Americans
Gary Prado, the officer who captured Ernesto “Che” Guevara in Bolivia, talks about past and present. And paints his own picture of today’s Bolivia, where for the first time the reins of power are held by a president who is indigenous
An excessive use of military patrollers behind the tragedy of Lampedusa, Italy
A renowned cartoonist travels in the war-torn country. Just outside Lashkargah, moving north towards Grishk, the horizon fades into an infinite line between the sky and a flat, stony desert. Every so often there are low mud huts and walls, barely visible in relief.
A foundation reunites people who should hate each other, and makes them work together. It is called Breaking the Ice and it is an initiative which involves individuals who have personally experienced the traumas and horrors of war. A travel from Jerusalem to Tripoli, in Libya, sharing their fatigue to understand each others’ problems. This is the story of their journey, told through their diary
Poland's Kaczynski twins propose bringing back the death penalty
After a 34-day conflict, between Israel and Lebanon the guns are silent, but problems remain. Now it falls to us to compute, for each side, the cost of this conflict
Australian Prime Minister is forced to withdraw a legislation that would have sent all asylum seekers to the island of Nauru