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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
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ISLAM - people and politics

The facts and figures of Islam…

  • Fri Oct 2 02:59:00 2009
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We need to talk about... toilets

2008 is the International Year of Sanitation…

  • Sat Aug 2 02:56:00 2008
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Dominica

Dominica is a small island both in population and size. Yet the island feels a lot bigger than this, with dozens of mountain peaks, waterfalls and some say a river for every day of the year.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Nuclear weapons - the facts

There are over 27,000 nuclear weapons in the world…

  • Mon Jun 2 02:07:00 2008
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Burma - the facts

Burma is a country with very poor reporting on most basic indicators…

  • Fri May 2 01:08:00 2008
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Uruguay

It was the meddling British who used their cartographic skills to delineate the country that would become Uruguay in the early 19th century, as a buffer zone between the two regional giants, Argentina and Brazil. The result was a country stuck in the shado.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Brunei

There is a little hole on the wall of every office, restaurant, reception area, hotel lobby, shop – even in the humblest of the living rooms – which serves as a formidable metaphor for the vicissitudes of power, prestige and privilege in Brunei.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Laos

As the forces of corporate globalization press on its borders, change is inevitable.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Sri Lanka

Over two decades of conflict have bred a climate of impunity where human rights violations – killings and unexplained ‘disappearances’ of people – have become all too common.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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