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Latest update : 2011-04-07

Another term in power for Nazarbayev?

Kazakshstan goes to the polls this weekend, and the smart money is on President Nazarbayev to win yet another term in power. He's so confident of his victory that aides are already planning his post-election agenda, although that could also be down to the fact he took 91% of the vote in the last elections 6 years ago. But not everyone is happy with their "Elbasy", as the so-called Father of the Nation is known.

By Regis GENTE , Markus Meyer , Damien McGuinness

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2017-05-25 Middle East

Life after IS group: Young Iraqis learn to live together in Kirkuk

How do you rebuild a country deeply divided by years of war? That's the question the people of Iraq need to answer. Divisions have been exacerbated by the violence of the Islamic...

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2017-05-24 Europe

Spain's Doñana National Park is dying of thirst

The Doñana National Park in southern Spain is a UNESCO world heritage site. The park is the largest nature reserve for migratory birds in Europe. But this fragile ecosystem is...

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2017-05-23 Asia-pacific

A lifeline for women facing domestic violence in Pakistan

In Pakistan, the government of Punjab province has announced it will open 36 centres to protect women who are victims of violence. It's a first in a country considered to be one...

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2017-05-22 health

'Healing viruses' offer hope in fight against 'superbugs'

Antibiotic resistance is fast becoming a crucial global health problem. It occurs when bacteria evolve and transform into superbugs, which are resistant to existing antibiotics....

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2017-05-19 Asia-pacific

India's ambitious plan to get its rail network back on track

Stretching over 70,000 miles, India boasts one of the largest rail networks in the world. But it's also the deadliest. Thousands of people die every year in train accidents in...

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