n.18 February 2008

Journey among the monks of Visoki Decani Monastery, in a land tormented by war and ethnic conflicts, and on the threshold of international political recognition that may radically alter its destiny.

In Afghanistan, 2007 ended with an monumental event: Afghan women publicly demanded peace and an end to the war and the bloody violence that have plagued the country for 30 years.

He became an entrepreneur by picking up butt ends of cigarettes to produce snuff and new cigarettes.  Mario Marangoni next began to rethread tyres and became the acknowledged leader in Italy.

They live and work in extreme conditions, they are not aware of their rights, and they have no notion of hygiene or of saving money. Often they waste the little money they have in alcohol and tobacco.