From Doha to Dubai, a luxury World Cup and supporters on the sidelines

Located a stone’s throw from Qatar, Dubai offers to fill a possible housing shortage for the football World Cup held in the neighboring country, but the less fortunate fans risk being left on the sidelines after all. Some 1.2 million visitors are expected from November 20 to December 18 in Qatar, a small but gas-rich … Read more

Advances by Ukrainian forces slowed by bad weather and Russian resistance

The Ukrainian forces’ lightning recapture of territories occupied by Russian forces in the Kharkiv region (north-east) faced very difficult conditions on Saturday in Kupiansk due to severe weather and resistance from troops. On the front of the city of Kupyansk, in the incessant noise of the bombardments, a black column of smoke rises over the … Read more

hundreds of tombs discovered in Izioum, recently taken over from the Russians

AFP journalists present on Friday in Izium, a town recently recaptured from Russian forces, saw hundreds of graves in a nearby forest, where the bodies of civilians and soldiers who died during the fighting and occupation, got burried. According to local authorities, a total of 443 graves were found at this site, including one grave … Read more