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Iran’s young generation at the heart of protests, and an environmental crisis in the Himalayas

By France24
07 November 2022   |   3:58 pm
A weekly news show produced with photos, videos and personal accounts from France 24 Observers around the world - all checked by our staff here in Paris.

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