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US state to compensate sterilisation victims
North Carolina sets aside a budget of $10m for people forced to be made sterile in mass government programme.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2013 14:29 GMT
US storm Andrea becomes post-tropical cyclone
First named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season weakens slightly a day after lashing parts of Florida and Georgia.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2013 22:22 GMT
The DNC was a win for Obama, but a loss for civil liberties
The official kick-off to the President's re-election campaign whitewashed his previous promises, writes author.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2012 04:09 GMT
North Carolina bans gay marriages
Southeastern state approves amendment prohibiting same-sex marriages and civil unions, dealing blow to gay rights in US.
Last updated: 09 May 2012 08:46 GMT
US sterilisation trauma still fresh
North Carolina state weighs compensation in addition to apology, but for victims nothing can heal the scars.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2011 13:26 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.
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Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
Ecuador's FM wants transnational corporations held accountable
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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