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Worries pile up as waste grows in Pakistan
Pakistan generates about 20 million tonnes of solid waste annually, and its dumps have become a hub for child labour.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 12:21 GMT
A tiger roars in the Bay of Bengal
A tropical cyclone is expected to bring life-threatening weather to Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Last updated: 14 May 2013 10:16 GMT
Suu Kyi's desire for oath change jeopardises progress
If it succeeds, this move will cement her party's power; if it fails, the people will pay the price of stalled progress.
William Lloyd George
Last updated: 27 Apr 2012 18:32 GMT
Myanmar opposition prepares for elections
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi running in constituency largely ignored by government.
Last updated: 31 Mar 2012 22:04 GMT
UN: World population reaches seven billion
World body says demographic milestone has now been reached, as communities across the globe honour symbolic newborns.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2011 20:57 GMT
'Democratic' poll cloaks Kazakh autocracy
Presidential 'elections' on April 3 are not expected to be free or fair in the oil rich Central Asian nation.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2011 14:56 GMT
Myanmar struggles in wake of storm
Residents face aftermath of powerful Cyclone Giri, as aid groups warn number of dead could be higher than official toll.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2010 11:22 GMT
Saving the children in Myanmar
Aid worker writes of the dangers facing the youngest victims of cyclone Nargis.
Shaista Aziz, aid worker from Save the Children
Last updated: 05 Jun 2008 17:46 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Barbarities in Jerusalem and the reasons why
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
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'Hide your strength, bide your time'
Richard Javad Heydarian
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