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Colombia: will peace prevail?

As guerrilla army FARC enter formal talks with government, Colombians are optimistic about an end to civil war, reports Jonathan Glennie.

Filed in: Colombia

Orange squash: foul play in Ukraine

Tina Burrett fears the 28 October elections will be neither free or fair.

Filed in: Ukraine

British lawyers on the hunt for Mau Mau fighters in Kenya

Maina Waruru questions the motivations of firms seeking compensation from the British government.

Filed in: Kenya

Building protest in Sudan

Magdi el Gizouli offers a low down on the range of groups challenging the regime of President al-Bashir.

Filed in: Activism and Sudan

Québec’s Maple Spring

Richard Swift says Canada’s wave of pots-and-pans protests signal the first major rupture with the austerity agenda.

Filed in: Canada and Education

Australia puts a price on carbon

Climate campaigner Anna Rose welcomes the new levy on big polluters, saying it will push Oz into a far greener framework.

Filed in: Australia, Energy and Sustainability

Defending Korea’s peace island

South Korean villagers are campaigning to keep a military base off the pristine Jeju island, reports Chloe Simons.

Filed in: Korea, South, Peace and Trade Unions

Torture recompense comes to Kenyans

Maina Waruru celebrates payouts for persecuted activists on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

Filed in: Human Rights and Kenya

Feminists target Nike ahead of the Olympics

Nick Harvey reports on a campaign to expose sportswear firms who exploit women workers while boasting Olympic values.

Filed in: Activism, Ethical Consumerism, Feminism, Reproductive Rights and Women

Eurovision re-opens old wounds in the Caucasus

Azerbaijan’s hosting of the event on 26 May has caused tensions in the region as Armenia pulls out.

Filed in: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Conflict and Music

Eritrea's wretched independence

The country’s 30-year war with Ethiopia has been followed by 21 years of repression, says Saleh ‘Gadi’ Johar.

Filed in: Conflict, Democracy and Eritrea

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