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Ramadan in Sweden with no dusk, no dawn
During summer, the sun never sets in Sweden's northernmost town, posing challenges for Muslims observing the holy month.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 20:37 GMT
Ebola: Shattering lives in Sierra Leone
As the death toll rises, fearful communities in Sierra Leone are torn apart by the Ebola virus.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2014 14:41 GMT
Corruption rife in Afghan traffic departments
Investigation finds driving licences can easily be forged and bought, and many on the roads haven't been tested.
Khwaja Basir Ahmad
Last updated: 02 Jun 2014 17:05 GMT
Journalist murder unnerves Somalia media
Killing of Mohamed Ibrahim Rage this week highlights lack of safety for reporters working in the war-torn country.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 11:29 GMT
Maternal deaths drop, but progress is slow
With one woman dying every 90 seconds in childbirth, attaining zero maternal mortality looks like a distant dream.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2012 10:42 GMT
Somalia: Hunger and homelessness
As displaced Somalis flee conflict and starvation, the crisis in Mogadishu continues to deepen.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2012 10:59 GMT
Niger's vicious cycle
Many in the drought-hit country are too tired and hungry to work for the food they need.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2010 10:50 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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