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Conflict refugees find a cold welcome in Burkina Faso

James Courtright

Government neglect and rising discrimination are prompting a major crisis for the Peul people.

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For queer Syrians in Germany, all that glitters is not goldFor queer Syrians in Germany, all that glitters is not gold

For queer Syrians in Germany, all that glitters is not gold

Joshua Levkowitz
LGBTQ+ exiles try to find their place in a diverse society.

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In Ghana, a celebrity chef spotlights Fulani cultureIn Ghana, a celebrity chef spotlights Fulani culture

In Ghana, a celebrity chef spotlights Fulani culture

James Courtright
Fatmata Binta is taking the international food world by storm.

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Apricots from DamascusApricots from Damascus

Apricots from Damascus

Joshua Levkowitz
Syrian seasonal workers are helping save Turkey’s agriculture from collapse. Why have they become scapegoats?

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