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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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Burundi

A small landlocked state in central Africa, sandwiched between its vast neighbours Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi has suffered as much from ethnic conflict as its other (equally tiny) neighbour, Rwanda. Yet while the 1993 Rwandan genocide continues to commandeer international attention, Burundi’s travails tend to slip under the radar.…

  • Tue Sep 6 07:48:18 2016
  • Rank: 100

Honduras

Columbus, on his fourth and final voyage, landed on the American mainland for the first time near present-day Trujillo, Honduras. The day was 14 August 1502, and he named the place Honduras (‘depths’ in Spanish) for the deep waters off the north coast.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Killer sting

*Sandhya Srinivasan* takes a closer look at the World Bank’s ‘success’ with malaria in India.…

  • Fri Dec 1 10:11:00 2006
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Uganda

Tourism of the more adventurous kind is increasingly common in Uganda – tracking mountain gorillas, or rafting on the Nile, but to many outsiders Uganda’s claim to fame is still little more than Idi Amin, the jovial but brutal dictator.…

  • Tue Sep 6 07:47:41 2016
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Colombia’s abortive laws

Desperation over abortion in Colombia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Turning back the clock

The position of women in Central Asia is worsening.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Missing the Millennium Development Goals

All the member states of the UN adopted a Millennium Declaration at a special session of the General Assembly in September 2000…

  • Sat Jan 1 03:45:00 2005
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A woman's rite

Why is it so hard to change traditional practices? Nikki van der Gaag reports on a group that is trying.…

  • Mon Nov 1 19:37:00 2004
  • Rank: 100

Brazil

Brazil…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:14:18 2016
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