Europe20 Sep 2016 11:23 GMT
Little-regulated gambling industry afflicts significant part of Czech population, with few treatment and care options.
Arts & Culture30 Nov 2015 06:10 GMT
The fireworks festival celebrating end of rains, often rains fire down onto jubilant crowds.
Elections13 Nov 2015 08:51 GMT
Nobel laureate's party captures two-thirds majority - enough seats to choose the country's next president.
Corruption23 Oct 2015 07:54 GMT
New report identifies key players in the industry who have obtained $31bn worth of the precious gem over the last year.
Human Rights29 May 2015 06:19 GMT
Rights groups slam government and UN for not recognising the ethnic group in first nationwide census in 30 years.
War & Conflict01 Apr 2015 05:04 GMT
Agreement signed by President Thein Sein and 16 ethnic groups comes after more than a year of intense talks.
Environment28 Mar 2015 03:56 GMT
Group accuses government and military officials of grabbing land from ethnic minorities under guise of privatisation.
Business & Economy08 Dec 2014 16:13 GMT
Regional increase in demand for opium and heroin triggers a resurgence of production and threatens development.
Politics19 Sep 2014 09:23 GMT
Critics say the government is going full-steam ahead on economic recovery at the expense of human rights.
Media14 Jul 2014 09:54 GMT
Five Myanmar journalists were recently sentenced to ten years in prison, a move decried by rights groups.
Environment12 Apr 2014 09:28 GMT
An influx of cars and a lack of ideas have choked the city streets of Myanmar's booming former capital.
Business & Economy31 Jan 2014 18:01 GMT
Pact with telecommunications providers kicks off plan to make mobiles widely available within five years.
China urges restraint amid Korea tensions
North Korea threatens to sink approaching US carrier
France: All you need to know about Le Pen and Macron
The lonely pyramids of Giza: Egyptian tourism falling
Israel-Europe gas deal sparks criticism
India's 'oldest mosque': A lesson in religious harmony
N Korea warns of 'full-out war' with nuclear weapons
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