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Latest update : 2011-11-10

Fighting the land war

In South Africa, a local Zulu community has filed a claim for 91 properties, forests, sugar cane farms, mining land, and an entire coastal town. They argue that their descendants were thrown off the land by white settlers at the beginning of the 20th century. After 13 years they've now won their case, but the situation remains in limbo as the next step in the process is awaited.

By Caroline DUMAY

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2015-04-23 Lebanon

Lebanon, a second home for Armenians

Fleeing the 1915 genocide perpetrated by Ottoman troops, large numbers of Armenians sought refuge in Lebanon. The country's multi-faith society meant that they were able to...

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2015-04-22 abortion

Morocco: Government considers relaxing abortion ban

In Morocco, the government is considering relaxing a ban on abortions in order to allow women to legally terminate pregnancies under certain circumstances. King Mohammed VI has...

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2015-04-21 Nazis

Serge and Beate Klarsfeld publish memoirs of Nazi-hunting years

Serge and Beate Klarsfeld are France's most famous Nazi hunters. They have just published their memoirs, recounting several decades spent tracking down Hitler's henchmen and...

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2015-04-20 humanitarian action

CAR: Thousands of Muslims trapped in enclaves

This time last year, the Central African Republic was still embroiled in fighting between ethnic and religious factions. Last July a peace deal was signed, and this week a...

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2015-04-17 USA

The state of cannabis in Colorado

In the United States, cannabis remains illegal at the federal level, but 24 states have a medical cannabis programme. Some have gone even further, such as Colorado, the first...

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