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Macau's Future Gamble
In the world's richest casino city, Macau, 18-year-old student Chi-on is gambling with his education.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 09:29 GMT
Native Americans rolling the dice on casinos
More than 400 gaming dens operate on native lands, but critics say social ills and inequality stack the deck.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2014 13:54 GMT
Is casino gambling a safe bet for Japan?
In conjunction with a booming tourism industry, Japan has set its sights on allowing casinos in time for 2020 Olympics.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 09:16 GMT
In Pictures: The demise of Lake Mead
The largest reservoir in the US serves nearby Las Vegas with 90% of its water, but for how much longer?
Last updated: 25 Jul 2014 10:37 GMT
An emotional search for belief and identity in modern China as gamblers deal with debt and addiction.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 07:55 GMT
Police targeted in Las Vegas shooting
Man and woman kill two police officers in restaurant before fatally shooting a third person and then killing themselves.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2014 08:02 GMT
Mayweather beats Maidana on points
Floyd Mayweather unifies the welterweight division and remains unbeaten after seeing off a spirited Marcos Maidana.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 13:29 GMT
Las Vegas experiences creative boom
Famous for its casinos, the city wants to broaden its image and attract tourists to its contemporary art scene.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 01:48 GMT
Israel's water miracle that wasn't
Covering up a crime in plain sight: The dual function of Israel's water industry.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 11:25 GMT
New Zealand win Wellington Sevens
NZ beat South Africa 21-0 in the final of the Wellington Sevens to win its home leg of the IRB World Series for 7th time
Last updated: 08 Feb 2014 10:10 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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