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Haiti’s decision to rearm is an obstacle to peace, development and freedom

Costa Rica’s former President Oscar Arias Sanchez – who was instrumental in abolishing his own country’s army – explains why.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Guinea-Bissau

A profile of the West African state.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Frontline Bangladesh

The climate refugees of tomorrow.…

  • Sat Jan 2 00:56:00 2010
  • Rank: 100

Sierra Leone

Every home in Sierra Leone is well stocked with candles, gasoline lanterns and trusty flashlights. These are life essentials in the capital, Freetown, where electricity is intermittent at best.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

St Lucia

St Lucia’s stunning beauty, capped by the famous twin peaks of the Pitons, hides a turbulent history.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Guinea

Facts, figures and a brief history of life in Guinea.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Niger

The top tourist destination in Niger until the late 1980s, the city of Agadez – located in the dead centre of the country – is today no more than a shadow of its former self.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Dark Days for Burma

Teashop gossip and the ‘generous’ Generals: Burma is again in the international spotlight following the extension of Aung San Suu Kyi’s home detention…

  • Thu Aug 13 06:24:00 2009
  • Rank: 100

Are Colombians really that happy?

Yes, according to the latest Happy Planet Index…

  • Wed Aug 5 10:18:00 2009
  • Rank: 100
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Qatar

Nowhere near as religious as its neighbour, Saudi Arabia, nor as bling-obsessed as nearby United Arab Emirates, Qatar has astutely observed the paths other Gulf states have chosen, and then cherry-picked what seems to work best. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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