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Boko Haram crisis: Chadian President calls on militant leader to surrender

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Proving homosexuality: giving intrusive evidence

Being homosexual is sufficient reason to be exempt from mandatory military service in Turkey. But obtaining the "pink papers", as the exemption papers are called, means showing the most intimate moments of one's private life. Many NGOs are criticising this intrusive procedure.

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2015-03-05 Mexico

Mexico: Hundreds of thousands forced to flee drug cartels

Mexico's ongoing drug war is notorious for its tens of thousands of murders and disappearances. But there are many other victims we hear little about, those who are forced from...

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2015-03-04 France

French Muslims refuse to be scapegoats for extremists

Since three French Islamists killed 17 people in Paris in January, there's been a sharp spike in Islamophobic incidents across the country. In the southern French city of Toulon,...

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2015-03-03 Denmark

Denmark: How to stop the radicalisation of young people?

Just two years ago, it was ranked as the happiest country in the world by the United Nations. But since the Copenhagen shootings two weeks ago, Denmark has lost some of its...

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2015-03-02 China

China: New reform set to benefit migrants

A massive reform in China is designed to help thousands of people who until now have been stuck in a logistical nightmare. At the moment, people are issued with a "Hukou", a...

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2015-02-27 Qatar

Qatar's unofficial motto: To attract at all costs

Qatar is one of the smallest countries in the world and its citizens are among the richest on the planet. Qataris often make it into the headlines for buying up football clubs...

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