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'Restavecs', Haiti's most vulnerable

Restavecs are children who have been given up by their families to work in often abusive situations. The United Nations has condemned their situation as a modern form of slavery. Some have been sold by their parents; others were sent away because there were no schools in their home villages. But they all have one thing in common: the earthquake has made their already bad situation even worse.

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2014-08-20 tourism

Spain's El Hierro to become world's first self-powered island

Spain's Canary Isles are a popular tourist destination offering year-round sun, sea and sand. But they could be about to gain a new string to their bow as a sustainable energy...

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2014-08-19 military

Israel's minorities and military service

We look at how Israel's religious minorities feel about military service. At the end of last month - three weeks after the latest conflict with militants in Gaza started - Israel...

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2014-08-18 religion

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2014-08-15 Thailand

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2014-08-14 Ebola

Liberia struggles to cope with Ebola epidemic

In West Africa, the Ebola virus has killed more than 1,000 people across four countries, with Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone worst hit. The Liberian government has accepted...

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