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Iraq's Mosul: Rebuilding a city fractured by sectarian mistrust

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Bistrot or bust? Why France's famed cafés are disappearing

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Video: Afghans live in fear as kidnappings soar

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Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

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Omar El Akkad's 'American War': A tale of US dystopia

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Exxon sues US over $2m fine for violating Russia sanctions

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SCIENCE

This week: With less cash for trash, recycling slows down

Text by Eve IRVINE

Latest update : 2009-04-23

With the economic crisis...industries are buying less on all levels, demands are down so the spare parts pile up. Environment looks at the result of this trend on the world around us.

Date created : 2009-04-21

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