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The day Colombia’s FARC guerrilla ceases to exist as an armed group

The day Colombia’s FARC guerrilla ceases to exist as an armed group

The guerrillas are handing weapons over to the UN, but they are in fear. Thomas Mortensen reports from Urabá.
Environmental groups sue Norway over Arctic oil drilling

Environmental groups sue Norway over Arctic oil drilling

It’s against the Constitution, and means Norway will not respect the Paris Agreement, says Tina Andersen Vågenes.
Lost in exile: The forgotten Chagos Islanders of West Sussex

Lost in exile: The forgotten Chagos Islanders of West Sussex

A little-known group of deported Indian Ocean islanders is still fighting for recognition and basic rights. By Alexi Demetriadi.
A marathon without finish: Nigeria’s fight against polio

A marathon without finish: Nigeria’s fight against polio

Violence and public mistrust are creating yet more obstacles. Laura Jiménez Varo investigates.
Raising the roof in the fight against homelessness

Raising the roof in the fight against homelessness

Around the world people are fighting the stigma of homelessness and finding innovative shelter solutions.
Escape to the street

Escape to the street

More and more young people are becoming homeless across the West. Catherine Yeomans reports on how to tackle the issue.

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The day Colombia’s FARC guerrilla ceases to exist as an armed group

The guerrillas are handing weapons over to the UN, but they are in fear. Thomas Mortensen reports from Urabá.

World music: New Internationalist picks the best album releases of the month

Rûwâhîne by Ifriqiyya Electrique; The Underside of Power by Algiers: our music reviews of the month.

Worldbeaters: the contrived grandeur of North Korea's Kim family

Kim Jong-un’s headline grabbing aggressive irrationalism takes some beating (though he might have met his match in recent times…)

The right way to rewrite NAFTA

What is an internationalist to make of Donald J Trump’s vow to blow up the North American Free Trade Agreement? Mark Engler asks.

‘The borderless Republic’: Sheffield celebrates migration

Britain’s largest festival about refugees and sanctuary is more relevant than ever, writes Lydia Noon.

Only Planet

Marc Robert’s monthly cartoon, from our June magazine.

Southern Exposure

Chandan Robert Rebeiro captures a budding Bangladeshi photographer.

Blogs

Remembering Lord Joel Joffe

The world will miss the lawyer and philantrophist who defended Mandela and was chair of Oxfam, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Environmental groups are taking Norway to court over oil drilling in the Arctic

It’s against the Constitution, and means Norway will not respect the Paris Agreement, argues Tina Andersen Vågenes.

‘Dirty Fashion’ report reveals pollution in big brands’ supply chains

How H&M, Zara and Marks & Spencer are buying viscose from highly polluting factories in Asia. By Natasha Hurley.

Celebrating 10 years of the Gloucestershire Services Project

The community behind the project provides a reason to be cheerful amidst the terrible news of the past few weeks, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Abused and abandoned: Struggles facing Congo’s returning girl soldiers

Sandra Olsson examines the often overlooked role of female child soldiers and the difficulties endured at war and at home.

An interminable trial for tweeting – when will it end?

Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab was arrested 365 days ago for tweets against the war in Yemen, and his 13th hearing of his endless trial is tomorrow, writes Sophie Baggott.

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