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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
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Coca and society in Chapare

Grassroots politics goes mainstream in Bolivia. Photo essay by *Jorge Uzón*.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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To Barcelona or Hell

*Sharif Gemie* on a dangerous migration fuelled by desperation.…

  • Sun Oct 1 20:15:00 2006
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Md Main Uddin

I was on an assignment at Domra Kanda, an asylum for the mentally ill in Kishoreganj, Bangladesh, where the only medications provided are these ‘medallions’ filled with spiritual spells and ‘blessed water’ from traditional spiritual healers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Ecuador

Ecuador…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Railway to the top of the world

Impressive engineering, but Erling Hoh fears the new link with China could spell the end of Tibet.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Venezuela

SPEAKING to a crowd draped in red, Venezuela’s President, Hugo Chavez, entertains his faithful supporters with songs, witty banter and anti-US rhetoric during his weekly live television and radio address called Alo Presidente (Hello, Mr President).…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Saving humanity from hell

It never was the UN’s job to make heaven on earth…

  • Sat Jan 1 07:54:00 2005
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Albania

Albania…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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The Blessed Curse

The Blessed Curse…

  • Sun Oct 5 08:01:01 2003
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