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Latest update : 2012-10-09

'Cash dogs' sniff out Italian tax dodgers

Italy's technocratic government, led by Prime Minister Mario Monti, has made clamping down on tax evasion a priority. The country has stepped up surveillance and seizures, even enlisting the help of man's best friend in the struggle. Italy's financial police have hired five "cash dogs", which are trained to sniff out bank notes being smuggled out of the country.

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2014-12-23 China

China: A tense Christmas in Wenzhou

There are now more Christians in China than there are members of the communist party. And tensions are rising between the Christian community and the government. Nowhere is this...

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2014-12-22 West Bank

Hebron, a city where peace seems impossible

In the absence of any effort to reach a compromise, relations between Palestinians and Israelis continue to deteriorate on the ground. There is one city, among many others, where...

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2014-12-19 Taliban

Video: Pakistan in mourning after school massacre

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2014-12-18 Italy

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2014-12-17 Central African Republic

Hunt for Joseph Kony and LRA militants continues

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