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On the brink of ethnic violence

On November 7th, Burma will vote in national elections for the first time in 20 years. After Sunday's poll, the military regime says it will hand over power to a civilian government. But critics say the election is simply democratic window-dressing, and that the junta will maintain a tight grip on the country. At the same time, there are warnings that mounting ethnic tensions could come to overshadow the vote.

By Cyril PAYEN

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2016-05-27 Argentina

President Mauricio Macri’s clean break with Argentina’s ‘Kirchnerite’ past

Since Mauricio Macri took office last December, a lot has changed in Argentina. In just a few months, the new president has made a clean break with the country's Kirchnerite past...

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2016-05-26 Spain

Spain: Employees denounce their working conditions in Catalonia's abattoirs

In Spain, anger is boiling over in Catalonia's abattoirs. Spain is Europe's second-largest producer of pork but is facing stiff competition from around the world. As a result,...

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2016-05-25 Liberia

Liberia prepares to take full control of its security

At the end of June, Liberia will retake full control of its own security. For the past thirteen years, the UN's peacekeeping force, UNMIL, has supported the country's police and...

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2016-05-24 Lebanon

Video: Christian NGO brings Syrian refugees to Italy

In Italy, the community of Sant'Egidio, a Christian NGO, is setting up humanitarian corridors to bring Syrian refugee families from Lebanon to Italy. At the beginning of May,...

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2016-05-23 Tunisia

Tunisia steps up security measures to reassure tourists

In Tunisia, the tourist season is just beginning. Since last year's deadly terror attacks on the Bardo museum in Tunis and a hotel in Sousse, which targeted tourists, the sector...

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