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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Backing the Kurds will stabilise Iraq
Military injustice: Both US and India 'left in the dark'
Women architects: Building change
The real threat from the Islamic State is to Muslims, not the west
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners
For many former prisoners, life outside of prison is fraught with difficulties, including joblessness and social stigma.
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