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Conflict and colonialism

The scramble for Africa’smineral wealth is leading to de factore-colonization at the hands of mining transnationals.…

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Maoists, militias and mafias

Governments often speak of ‘poverty’ or‘deprivation’ as among the root causes of terrorism. There is muchrhetoric about addressing basic issues, which, it is believed, createfertile terrain for fundamentalists and extremists.…

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Blair Peach: Triumph or Warning?

Police report finally published.…

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The Architect

Nasrin Alavi profiles another of the ‘reformist’ candidates lining up against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran’s election.…

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The long-term effects of curfews

As our correspondent prepares to leave Kashmir, she ponders the future for those who have no choice but to stay.…

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The true cost of your call

Workers in the DRC are being exploited in the mining of cassiterite, a vital component in laptops and mobile phones.…

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Gustavo Esteva, the man who invented 'No Corn, No Country'

Gustava Esteva, one of Mexico's most distinguished economists andsenior civil servants during the 1970s, gave it all up to live thesimple life of a traditional peasant on three acres of land in thevillage of San Pablo Etla in Oaxaca, a province of mostly Indigenouspeoples in southern Mexico. From this perch on the world, which hecalls Mexico profundo, Esteva became one of the leading prophets ofthe developing Zapatista movement, later serving as their advisor innegotiations with the Mexican…

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Wanted: products not made in China

Zimbabweans are fed up with sub-standard imported goods, explains Mgcini Nyoni.…

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A 10-car pile-up and scars to be proud of

I had an accident. (Actually, I want to shout that I almost died!) Iwas being driven from Mazar e Sharef in Northern Afghanistan to Kabuland we got caught up in a 10-car pile- up. There were three of us inthe car: the driver, my brother and me.…

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A chilly reprieve

The arrival of winter has brought back a semblance of normality to the Kashmir Valley.…

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