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Worldbeaters: the contrived grandeur of North Korea's Kim family

Kim Jong-un's headline grabbing aggressive irrationalism takes some beating (though he might have met his match in recent times...…

  • Tue Jun 27 04:53:04 2017
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The girls are back in town

How South Korea sorted out its sex ratio.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:51:50 2016
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Girls not allowed

Vanessa Baird reports on the scandal of sex selection and what it is doing to women - and the world. .…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:51:49 2016
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Inside North Korea

A rare glimpse into the world’s most secretive country, by French aid worker *Jérôme Bossuet* who spent three years there.…

  • Wed Apr 1 03:14:00 2009
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Celebrating the Dead

Inspired by the millions of people around the world who are celebrating All Souls Day this year, the Radio New Internationalist team dips into different cultures to hear the many ways in which the world's populations honour their dead and respect the dying. From the fear of the spirit-world underpinning Halloween to the burning of money at the tomb-sweeping festivals of Taiwan, the ways we celebrate death shape our own hopes and fears about dying. What better place to start than Mexico's Day…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Power to the people

'We are the millions of women and men, organisations, networks,movements, trade unions from all parts of the world. We come from ruralzones and urban centres. We are of all ages, cultures and beliefs, butare united by the strong conviction that another world is possible.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fusion confusion

With the de-nuclearization of North Korea is back in the news this week, Zoe Cormier considers the hypocrisy of rich nations’ own nuclear programmes.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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