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Four years on: Gilad Shalit still no closer to freedom

It's been four years since Israeli solder Gilat Shalit was captured by Hamas militants. Since then, he's been held in Gaza, as his captors try to convince Israel to release hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in exchange. But Shalit's family believe the Israeli government isn't doing enough to secure Gilad's freedom, and are determined to take more drastic action to move their case higher up the agenda.

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2014-07-21 environment

Overfishing and the global appetite for bluefin tuna: can Tokyo help turn the tide?

For years environmentalists have been sounding the alarm: the global appetite for bluefin tuna is pushing this species to the brink of extinction. As the world’s number 1...

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2014-07-17 Gaza Strip

Israel-Gaza conflict: US civil society divided over who to support

The ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas is provoking strong reactions all over the world. In the US, there's a war of words between some...

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2014-07-18 Qatar

Barcelona's mosque project controversy

Over 2 billion euros to buy Barcelona's bullring La Monumental - that's what's being offered by the Emir of Qatar to turn the now empty venue into a giant mosque, the third...

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2014-07-16 crime

Vel d'Hiv' Roundup: remembering one of the darkest dates in France's modern history

Seventy-two years ago, on July 16th 1942, French police acting on orders of the Nazi occupiers began rounding up thousands of Jews living in Paris. They were assembled at the...

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2014-07-15 Russia

Leaving for political reasons: Russia's latest wave of emigration?

The annexation of the Crimean territory in March has seen a nationalist fervor grip many Russians: according to recent polls President Putin's rates of approval are soaring above...

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