Research in the Himalayas
In 1919, the victorious Allies of World War One forge peace treaties to restore balance. But the defeated nations are left humiliated and feelings of resentment re-emerge. A new cruel war is on the horizon.
90 years ago, Scottish physician Alexander Fleming accidentally discovered penicillin, revolutionizing the treatment of deadly diseases such as gangrene, tuberculosis and typhoid fever. Antibiotics profoundly changed society. But even Fleming himself thought that the life-saving medicine could lead to catastrophe if used incorrectly.
In October 2017, Raqqa was liberated from the rule of so-called Islamic State, or IS. During the fighting the city was completely destroyed and Raqqa now lies in ruins. But what is life like today in the northern Syrian city?
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