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Latest update : 2011-04-08

How does China really view North Korea?

North Korea's Parliament is set to convene on April 7th, and experts believe it will nominate Kim Jong-il's son, Kim Jong-un, as Vice-president of the Nation Defence Commission, the country's top political body. China is following proceedings closely, and is hoping for a seamless transition; any problems with its northern neighbour could have major economic and humanitarian consequences for Beijing.

By Joris ZYLBERMAN , Henry MORTON

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2016-07-25 Canada

Canada: Religious sponsorship of refugees creates controversy

Within just a few months, Canada has taken in 25,000 Syrian refugees. A private sponsorship system means that around 10,000 of them are sponsored by individuals and refugee...

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2016-07-22 Pakistan

Women doctors in Pakistan challenge the status quo

While the majority of medical students in Pakistan are women, the workforce is largely made up of men, leading to an overall shortage of doctors in the country. The reason is...

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2016-07-21 World War I

Bomb disposal experts comb World War I battlefields, one century on

In recent months, ceremonies have been held to mark the centenary of major World War One battles at Verdun and the Somme in northern France. Hundreds of thousands of men were...

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2016-07-20 Mozambique

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A massive hidden debt scandal has tarnished Mozambique’s reputation with the international business community. In April, the southeastern African nation acknowledged that it had...

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2016-07-19 US Presidential Election 2016

US presidential election: Muslim voters determined to make their voices heard

After Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump proposed a ban on Muslims entering the United States, the country's Muslim minority has found itself in the spotlight. Muslims...

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