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Latest update : 2012-05-03

Osama Bin Laden's legacy is tough for Islamabad to shift

On May 2nd 2011, al Qaeda's leader and charismatic founder was killed in a raid carried out by the US military. Osama Bin Laden had been hiding for 5 years just yards away from Pakistan's most prestigious military school. It was a victory over terrorism for President Obama, but an insult which is hard to forgive for the Pakistani army. An inquiry launched by the Pakistani government has yet to make its findings public.

By Mark Thompson

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2014-10-17 Cameroon

Tackling the taboo of infertility in Cameroon

Infertility affects up to 30% of couples in Cameroon, a figure that's well above the worldwide average. This in a part of the world where the social pressure on women to have...

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2014-10-16 China

Hong Kong: Beijing stifles any risk of protests spreading

In Hong Kong, the so-called "Umbrella Revolution" has entered its third week. Protesters continue to demand universal suffrage by demonstrating against the Chinese Communist...

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2014-10-14 South Korea

South Korea's army: a proud institution under fire

In South Korea the issue of military service is in the news after a series of reports of bullying and even deaths among young recruits. President Park has promised a full...

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2014-10-15 Mozambique

Mozambique elections: Voters want more jobs, greater economic equality

It's a country with high growth, massive construction projects and which sits on enormous reserves of natural gas. Life for Mozambique is looking good. Today the country goes to...

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2014-10-13 Ukraine

Ukraine's faltering truce leaves civilians caught in crossfire

In eastern Ukraine, a ceasefire officially came into force six weeks ago. But it continues to be punctured by artillery fire that is killing civilians and destroying their homes....

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