The Buddhas of Bamiyan
250 images of laser recreations of the Buddhas of Bamiyan by Japanese artist Hiro Yamagata are on display in Tokyo.
View a 10-image slideshow at La Repubblica.
A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press. Daily timeline of events in Iraq as collected from stories and dispatches in the French and Italian media: Le Monde (Paris), Il Corriere della Sera (Milan), La Repubblica (Rome), L'Orient-Le Jour (Beirut) and occasionally from El Mundo (Madrid).