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Latest update : 2012-11-02

South Africa crippled by strikes

For two months, South Africa has been hit by strikes across all different sectors with varying degrees of violence. Demonstrations by workers in the mining industry left 50 people dead. Twenty years after the end of apartheid and the ANC's rise to power, some parts of the population feel that nothing has changed for them in that time. It's their frustration that's shaking the stability of the country's economy today.

By Stephen CARSTENS , Caroline DUMAY

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2014-10-23 Tunisia

Religious education claims bigger role in curriculum

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2014-10-22 India

Indian uranium mines take heavy toll on locals and environment

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2014-10-21 London

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2014-10-20 Turkey

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It’s a scene Turkish activist Sehbal Senyurt has grown accustomed to witnessing.

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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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