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Latest update : 2011-06-15

Climate refugees: at the mercy of global warming

Bangladesh is one of the countries most likely to suffer from rising seawaters as global warming takes hold. Its 150 million inhabitants are squeezed into 130,000 km² and many of those living by the sea are abandoning their land and heading for the capital Dhaka. Once there, they often take up residence as some of the poorest members of society.

By Gael Caron

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2014-04-15 trade

China trade deal: Is Taiwan's identity under threat?

In Taiwan, students who occupied parliament for almost a month have called off their protest. It was sparked by a trade deal with mainland China, which still considers Taiwan as...

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2014-04-14 Ukraine

Russia’s military build-up south and east of Donetsk

In eastern Ukraine, tensions are on a knife edge after a weekend that's seen several reported deaths, masked gunmen seizing government buildings and accusations at the highest...

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2014-04-11 Mexico

French firms eye Mexico's thriving aeronautical sector

France's president is wrapping up a two-day visit to Mexico, the first since the end of a five-year diplomatic standoff involving a young French woman jailed for kidnapping in...

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2014-04-10 justice

Japanese inmate released after 48 years on death row

In Japan the longest serving man on death row - sentenced to capital punishment a massive 48 years ago - has been released from jail. Isao Hakamada was freed after DNA tests...

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2014-04-09 religion

Indian general elections: Narendra Modi, a divisive politician

General elections have kicked off in India - the world's largest ballot ever: 815 million people voting over a month-long roll out programme. Today in Focus we report on the man...

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