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20 Sep 2010 10:21 GMT | Health, Poverty & Development, Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Thailand
The UN says Myanmar will have difficulty meeting its Millennium Development Goals given its "extreme poverty".
Infant and maternal health are a big problem for the country as there is little or no access to healthcare. But just across the border in Thailand, a clinic has managed to reduce the rate of infant and maternal deaths.
Al Jazeera's Aela Callan finds out how midwife training and other measures are helping to control infant mortality rates.
Source: Al Jazeera
Refugees find hope among mountains of rubbish in dump outside a Thai border town.
Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Thailand
Three female candidates challenge the might of ruling military.
Politics, Asia Pacific, Myanmar
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Recent court ruling finds police unit not guilty of rounding up and executing 42 Muslim men during 1987 communal riots.
Human Rights, India, Asia
Nigerians are flooding home for Saturday's vote, but fears of violence grow amid the too-close-to-call election.
Nigeria Decides, Nigeria, Africa
More than 800 people were killed and 65,000 displaced in religion-based election violence in 2011 in the central city.
Nigeria Decides, Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan
More than 100 people were gunned down in Maidan Square a year ago, but investigations have failed to bring prosecutions.
Human Rights, Politics, War & Conflict
Spokesman for Arab coalition says priority is to protect Yemen's southern port city from advancing Houthis.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Houthis
Armed men detonate explosives and take hostages at hotel popular with government officials in Mogadishu.
War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia, Al-Shabab
It is a source of sustenance but also of tension and new political realities are now increasing uncertainty.
Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America