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Why did the market fail to produce an Ebola vaccine?

Mustapha Dumbaya lost 47 relatives in the outbreak. He explores why dysfunctional R&D is letting down those people who need it most.

Filed in: Africa and Sierra Leone

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What is digital humanitarianism and what did it do for Ecuador?

Kimberley Brown looks at how technology could help the South American country’s earthquake victims.

Filed in: Ecuador

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Thousands hold vigil in London for victims of Orlando massacre

A gunman killed at least 49 people and wounded 53 others at Florida nightclub on Sunday.

Filed in: Gay Rights, Sexual Politics and Society

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From Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali, always a fighter

Mari Marcel Thekaekara remembers the great boxer and pays homage to his audacious courage.

Filed in: Society and United States

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Should Suu Kyi lead Burma?

Seldom do political leaders resign after their ‘struggle’ has been achieved. David Hutt explores whether this should be the case in Burma.

Filed in: Burma

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The London students who refuse to pay rent

Students have joined a rent strike to protest against prices they say are out of reach for poorer students. Amy Hall reports.

Filed in: Education

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Here and no further, mass action against coal

This photo and video gallery surveys just some of the civil disobedience that recently took place in Germany.

Filed in: Germany and Pollution

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The Mekong River is not for sale!

The landscape, and the local peoples’ livelihood, have irrevocably changed, Gary Wockner reports in this photo essay.

Filed in: China, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam

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Mongolia’s dzud disaster

Plunging temperatures test the survival skills of the country’s nomadic herders, as this photo essay by Madoka Ikegami shows.

Filed in: Mongolia

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One woman’s victory against a mining giant in Peru

Máxima Acuña has just won the Goldman Prize for her resistance against a gold mine – but why are women’s bodies on the frontlines of resistance to extractivism? asks Sian Cowman.

Filed in: Environment, Mining, Pollution and Women

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Peruvian elections: for the Right or the Right?

Despite the election upset, the opposition will not be silenced, writes Stephanie Boyd.

Filed in: Activism, Peru and Politics

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