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Counting kids in Sierra Leone

The country’s first headcount of street children is complete. Now the government must act, says Gabriella Jozwiak.…

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

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

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
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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

Trinidad & Tobago

Facts, figures and statistics of Trinidad & Tobago.…

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

South Korea

South Korea suffered much trauma in the course of the 20th century. Koreans were ordered not to speak their own language under Japanese rule (1910-45), the peninsula was split in two in 1948, and the 1950-53 war claimed four million lives only to confirm the existence of the two Koreas.…

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

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