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In the last two years, more than 160,000 people have been jailed in Turkey as part of purges by the government. Human rights organizations estimate that they include 700 children, imprisoned along with their mothers. WorldLink spoke to one such family.
It's still unusual for women to ride big motorbikes - though theirs numbers are increasing. Bikerni, an all women motorcycling group that started in 2011 now has chapters all across the country. They come from all walks of life - and share the joy of speed and independence. Sudeshna Chowdhury met some of them on a morning outing in New Delhi.
The world's largest airport, an gigantic bridge, an new canal: ambitous infrastructure projects are supposed to make Istanbul a major international logistics hub. But there's also criticism about these mega projects // The freedom of two wheels and a powerful engine: Women Bikers in India
The trial on a deadly terror attack on a Jewish museum opens in Belgium — One of the largest data leaks in Germany's history — High-level corruption and upcoming elections in Poland — An acclaimed author in France says women over 50 are too old for sex — Helsinki: the epitome of smart city living — Greece turns to taxpayers for donations to boost its navy.
An acclaimed author in France has stirred outrage and amusement by declaring women over 50 are too old for sex — at least as far as he's concerned. Whatever happened to the French art of seduction? Lisa Bryant takes a look from Paris.
Nigeria’s labor unions take to the streets demanding minimum wage+++ British House of Commons to discuss widespread human rights abuses in Uganda+++Corruption brings Mozambique's economy on its knees+++ Why the Belgium African museum remains controversial.
Police have detained hundreds in India's Kerala state as Hindu hardliners tried to shut down businesses in protest over the Sabarimala Temple. Meanwhile, another woman entered the shrine of the celibate god Ayyappa.