Drawing up movie deals in Lyon

It is back to the drawing board for animation filmmakers gathering in Lyon. The French city is hosting the annual Cartoon Movie event, where creators


Brazil under the world cup cosh

FIFA inspectors landed in Brazil this week amid increasing tensions between football’s world governing body and the 2014 world cup hosts. There


Abkhazia under Russia's wing

When Alexander Ankvab won presidential elections in 2011 after the death of his predecessor, Abkhazia was still recognised by only a few countries –


Women and War in Nepal

Women and War goes to Nepal this month, to meet Mina, Durga, and Laxmi, three women who are trying to rebuild their lives, shattered by a conflict


Lighting the way for women

According to the United Nations, 115 million primary school-age children still are not in education. And 54% of those children are girls


More French avalanche pictures

Many skiers were able to film the avalanche that brought down a chair-lift pylon in Saint François Longchamp. Nobody was injured. Below there are