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The changing face of Brazil's deforestation
As Brazil reins in its deforestation of the Amazon, other regions are bearing the brunt of rapid economic expansion.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2012 11:12 GMT
Is the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights too progressive?
By maintaining its independence and standing up to member states, the IACHR has irritated too many governments at once.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2012 10:21 GMT
Building truth in Brazil
Brazil President Rousseff has created a commission to unveil crimes committed during the country's military regime.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 14:56 GMT
Women gain power in Brazil's Planalto palace
Brazil's first woman president now has ten women in her cabinet, two short of her 30 per cent target.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2011 15:46 GMT
Brazil votes in first female leader
Dilma Rouseff wins presidential runoff poll and vows to carry on the legacy of Lula da Silva.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 11:58 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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