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Latest update : 2016-04-14

Is the pursuit of Gross National Happiness helping Bhutan?

Nestled between India and China, with just 750,000 inhabitants, Bhutan is one of the world’s most mysterious nations. It has been dubbed the "land of happiness" since it is the only country in the world with a Gross National Happiness index to measure its citizens' quality of life. But has following this path helped the sheltered Buddhist nation? Our reporter Surabhi Tandon has been to Bhutan to find out.

A programme prepared by Gaëlle Essoo and Laura Burloux

By Surabhi TANDON

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Nitasha KAUL

Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations, University of Westminster

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2017-12-11 Americas

USA: Voters speak out ahead of high-stakes Alabama Senate race

On Tuesday December 12, an election for a US Senate seat will take place in the state of Alabama. Despite credible claims of sexual misconduct from at least a dozen accusers, the...

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2017-12-08 Senegal

Marine pollution around Dakar reaches critical levels

In Senegal, despite the country's hundreds of kilometers of coastline, a recent report on marine pollution is likely to put you off going for a swim. The ocean around the Dakar...

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2017-12-07 Tunisia

Franco-Tunisian leads efforts to combat desertification

Like many other countries, Tunisia is faced with increasing desertification. Yet public awareness remains limited. Sarah Toumi is a young Franco-Tunisian who's been on Emmanuel...

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2017-12-06 sex abuse

Miami's camp for convicted sex offenders

In Miami, a local law prohibits convicted sex offenders of living within 800 metres of anywhere where children congregate, such as schools, libraries and parks. As construction...

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2017-12-05 mental health

Mental health deteriorates for isolated refugees

Endless waiting, harsh living conditions, and dreadful weather: This is the situation for asylum seekers currently stuck on Greek islands and many of them say they're actually...

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