As the British parliament debates the damage bats cause in churches, Dawn Starin argues that it’s time to revise the ‘creepy’ animal’s reputation – before it’s too late.
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A portrait of Italy’s satirist politician by Richard Swift.
David Hill reports on the legal move to protect isolated indigenous peoples at risk of ‘extermination’ by the country’s biggest ever hydrocarbons project.
As Ethiopia joins the UN Human Rights Council, Laetitia Bader hopes its own rights abuses will be put under the international spotlight.
A divided community weighs up whether to protect aboriginal lands or opt for $1.3 billion in compensation.
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As guerrilla army FARC enter formal talks with government, Colombians are optimistic about an end to civil war, reports Jonathan Glennie.
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Tina Burrett fears the 28 October elections will be neither free or fair.
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Maina Waruru questions the motivations of firms seeking compensation from the British government.
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Magdi el Gizouli offers a low down on the range of groups challenging the regime of President al-Bashir.
Richard Swift says Canada’s wave of pots-and-pans protests signal the first major rupture with the austerity agenda.
Climate campaigner Anna Rose welcomes the new levy on big polluters, saying it will push Oz into a far greener framework.