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Colombian villagers caught between soldiers and guerrilla fighters, and a pilot whale massacre in the Faroe islands

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Latest update : 2012-05-04

Douglas Yates, Professor at the American University of Paris and Author of 'The Scramble for African Oil'

Why does oil in Africa seem to be a curse rather than a blessing? Africa specialist, Douglas Yates, who’s just written a book on the subject, tells Annette Young what needs to be done to ensure the abundant oil wealth in the continent benefits those most in need.

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2014-09-28 Syria

Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for refugees

The Syrian conflict has forced more than 3 million people out of the country. UN High Commissionner for refugees Antonio Guterres calls on the international community to step up...

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2014-09-27 Syria

Tammam Salam, Lebanese Prime Minister

Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam was in New York where he met the International Support Group for Lebanon. With 1.3 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Islamist groups...

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2014-09-26 Saudi Arabia

Turki al-Faisal, former head of Saudi intelligence

Saudi Arabia is part of the US-led coalition against fighters from IS group. Alongside US aviation, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan have hit targets in...

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2014-09-25 climate change

Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action

Five years after global climate talks in Copenhagen ended in a flop, environmental activists are daring to dream green - again. This week's UN climate summit in New York was a...

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2014-09-22 violence against women

Urvashi Butalia, Indian feminist and publisher

Of all the rich G20 nations, India has been labelled the worst place to be a woman. Certainly, a serious of widely publicised vicious sexual attacks on women in recent years has...

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