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14 Sep 2013 00:34 GMT | Asia, Bangladesh
The UN's children's agency is reporting fewer infants are dying worldwide.
Bangladesh has surpassed expectations by reducing child deaths by two-thirds since 1990.
Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from the capital Dhaka.
Source: Al Jazeera
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Health, Asia, India
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Asia Pacific, Philippines
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Refugees, Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict
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Women, Human Rights, Mexico
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Human Rights, Education, United Kingdom
Japanese protesters invoke human rights abuse and painful memories of war to oppose US Marine airbase on their island.
Military, Human Rights, Japan
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Middle East, Turkey-Syria border, Turkey, Russia, Syria
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Business & Economy, US & Canada, Asia Pacific
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War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel
101 East follows the lives of seven people in Nanjing and asks what they think of the direction their country is taking.
Politics, Asia Pacific, China
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Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Poverty & Development
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Human Rights, Jamaica, Rape