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Diabetes: The developing world's time bomb?
Far from being a disease of the rich, diabetes may reach epidemic levels in developing countries.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 10:59 GMT
The diabetes watch
The rising burden of diabetes requires stronger surveillance systems and urgent attention from global institutions.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2011 14:03 GMT
Global diabetes numbers at all-time high
New study says that 347 million adults worldwide have disease, double the number affected by it 1980.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 14:57 GMT
Smoking kills, study shows
Smoking kills some 5 million people a year, claiming an equal number of lives in both the developed and developing world. The toll is set to rise unless the habit is quashed, scientists said.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2003 03:28 GMT
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World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
News, features, opinions and picture galleries from the world's largest democracy.
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
Guantanamo's secretive review boards
The 'long journey' to Palestine
FARC may have the answer to Colombia's drug woes
Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
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