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A turning point for Kurds across the Middle East

Kurds find themselves in the eye of a fast paced and changing storm in the Middle East. Karlos Zurutuza interviews Riza Altun.

Filed in: Iraq and Turkey

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Gaelle Enganamouit: ‘We are helping the girls of tomorrow’

In the Women’s African Football Cup of Nations female players are seeking empowerment through sport. Report by Chris Matthews.

Filed in: Cameroon

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Awakening from the winter sleep – a year on from Tahir Elçi’s murder

A year ago today, human rights lawyer and founder of Amnesty International Turkey, Tahir Elçi, was gunned down, Türkan Elçi, his wife, reflects on what happened that day.

Filed in: Human Rights and Turkey

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The dubious honour of hosting the Olympic Games

If their economic benefits are so underwhelming, why do countries jump at the chance to organize the Olympics? Niko Kommenda investigates.

Filed in: Brazil

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‘I always carry Syria in my heart’

Rana Taloo, a Syrian humanitarian aid worker on the Turkish-Syrian border, tells her story.

Filed in: Turkey

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The deadly business of grassroots climate activism

A recent report found that 2015 was the deadliest year on record for environmental activists, raising concerns for those who continue to fight on the frontline, writes Liam Turner.

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Why are trade unions opposing worker self-management?

The Second Euromediterranean Workers’ Economy summit in Greece highlighted the rift in the global workers’ movement. Liam Barrington-Bush reports.

Filed in: Greece, Trade Unions and Work

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A slow death along the Pilcomayo River

It hasn’t rained since May in Paraguay’s General Diaz area, and wildlife is struggling to survive as rivers dry up.

Filed in: Paraguay

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Another blow to Colombia’s peace process

The country’s President Juan Manuel Santos has cancelled peace talks with the National Liberation Army over a hostage dispute. Kimberley Brown reports.

Filed in: Colombia, Conflict, Peace and Violence

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Did the British Museum sell ‘Day of the Dead’ to BP?

New documents tell a damning story of an iconic museum, its oil sponsor and a rights-violating government. Chris Garrard reports.

Filed in: Art and Mexico

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Rekindling fears: right-wing violence against migrants is back in Greece

Arrivals may have petered out this summer, but the prolonged refugee crisis appears to be ushering new waves of hostility into the country, reports Zoe Holman.

Filed in: Greece

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