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Latest update : 2013-01-17

Egyptian women, two years after the revolution

Two years after the Arab Spring, it seems women’s rights have fallen behind. Given the traditional nature of many of these countries, there had been hope that the revolution would improve the status of women, especially since so many had taken part in the street protests. But human rights organisations are concerned that gender equality has taken a step backwards, for example in Egypt.

By Charlène Pelé , Christopher MOORE , Khalil BECHIR , Willy BRACCIANO

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2014-10-22 India

Indian uranium mines take heavy toll on locals and environment

India recently signed a nuclear power agreement with Australia and is entering tough negotiations with Japan on new power plants. The aim is to obtain a cheap source of fuel for...

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2014-10-21 London

London now the world's most expensive city

Soaring property prices and spiralling living costs are nothing new in London. But the British capital has now officially knocked Hong Kong off the top perch for being the most...

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2014-10-20 Turkey

Video: Turkey ‘turns blind eye’ to border-crossing jihadists

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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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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