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Smart phone app to help protect women
New mobile technology may offer some support and protection to women vulnerable to sexual assault.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2013 03:00 GMT
'Mother Earth' law to protect Bolivia forests
With hundreds of thousands of hectares of rainforest lost each year, new law aims to limit farming expansion.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2013 20:00 GMT
Haiti quake survivors have nowhere to go
Thousands of displaced people living in temporary tent houses now face eviction.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2012 11:54 GMT
Mexico farmers sing praise of 'solid rain'
Unusual irrigation method helps crops grow even as nation endures worst drought in over 70 years.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2012 21:29 GMT
'Serial infector' sparks Hepatitis C scare
Thousands urged to be tested after ex-hospital lab worker accused of infecting patients with disease.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2012 11:05 GMT
Mobile app to fight US airport profiling
Sikhs simplify way to report discrimination after ethnic minorities complain of extra screening.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2012 20:43 GMT
Clashes over highway continue in Bolivia
Protesters angry over plans to build a highway through indigenous land clashed with police in La Paz.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 03:32 GMT
Actor Andy Griffith dies at age 86
The star of the classic US TV show that bears his name dies at home.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2012 04:52 GMT
US graduates face hard times
Graduates struggle to build careers as study shows more than half of them are jobless or under-employed.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2012 15:04 GMT
US manufacturer brings work back home
Detroit firm says lower tariffs and transportation costs mean making TVs once again makes economic sense.
Last updated: 04 May 2012 21:00 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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