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Latest update : 2013-02-26

Laos pushes ahead with controversial Mekong 'mega dam' project

When complete, the Xayaburi Dam on the Laos stretch of the Mekong River will be 820 metres long and 32 metres high. It will sit at the head of a surface area of 49 square kilometres and be 30 metres in depth. But its construction has been stopped, and now restarted again, after anger from those who say not nearly enough has been done to assess exactly how the people living around it will be affected.

By Cyril PAYEN , Pierre VAIREAUX

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2018-07-13 Middle East

How sports therapy is helping wounded Syrians

In the northern Syrian city of Idlib, where many civilians have fled amid the ongoing bloodshed, one physical therapist with his team of volunteers is using football to treat...

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2018-07-12 Shirli SITBON

Paris synagogue bombing case remains unsolved, 38 years on

On October 3, 1980, a bomb exploded in front of a Paris synagogue, killing four people and injuring dozens more. The attack sent shockwaves across the country. The sole suspect -...

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2018-07-11 Europe

Video: Humanitarian corridor to Italy brings hope to Eritrean refugees

Amid the hardline approach to immigration from Italy's new government, we look at one initiative giving refugees safe and legal passage to Europe. A group of Italian NGOS have...

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2018-07-10 FRANCE 2

Is autism becoming an asset in the workplace?

In California, companies are recruiting more and more people with autism, particularly those with Asperger syndrome. Their specific skills are increasingly sought after in...

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2018-07-09 Access Asia

Parallel justice: How India's traditional councils are failing women

In India, traditional councils made up of village elders - known as Panchayats - have no judicial power but wield immense influence in local communities. Their role is being...

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