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01 Oct 2010 06:08 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Ecuador
Ecuador's president has emerged defiant on Friday hours after being rescued by the military, which stormed a hospital in Quito, the capital, where he was taken hostage by rebellious members of the country's police force.
The policemen were protesting for better wages and working conditions before they abducted Rafael Correa while he was being treated for exposure to tear gas.
Correa issued a warning against the hostage takers for what he called a threat to the country's democracy.
Source: Al Jazeera
Feeling pressured to join in violent clashes between pro and anti-government forces, many Burundian children run.
Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict, Africa
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Human Rights, War & Conflict, Migrants
Sami reindeer herders in Norway fear climate change could force the abandonment of a thousand-year way of life.
Climate SOS, Climate Change, Norway
As climate change talks gear up in Paris, police are cracking down on dissent.
Climate Change, Climate SOS, France
Iraqi PM's comment come after US defence secretary said extra troops will assist forces in fight against ISIL.
War & Conflict, Middle East, ISIL, Iraq, Syria
Qatari-brokered deal secures release of 16 Lebanese security officers seized by Syrian group in exchange for 13 people.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Lebanon, Syria, Nusra Front
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Arts & Culture, Congo, France
Why have we waited so long to acknowledge the real threat of global warming?
Politics, Science & Technology, Environment
Peru's chief drug prosecutor is profiled as she takes on an inventive and ruthless enemy, the cocaine trade.
War & Conflict, Drugs, Latin America
The insatiable appetite for antiques by China's growing nouveau riche is feeding a counterfeit industry.
Asia, China, Business & Economy