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A tiger on the loose: rumour-tracking after an earthquake

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, even small rumours can makes things worse. This is the story of Open Mic, a rumour-management programme pioneered in Nepal.
from Internews on Apr 30, 2016.
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Cambodia's passenger trains back on track after 14 years

Cambodia's passenger train services resumed regular operations between capital Phnom Penh and southwestern Sihanoukville on Saturday after a 14-year hiatus.
from The Nation on Apr 30, 2016.

First-ever refugee team goes for Olympic gold

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the first-ever Olympic refugee team to compete in the international event.
from UN on Apr 30, 2016.

Zuma faces return bout in battle over corruption charges

Seven years after taking office, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma again faces a court battle over corruption charges first investigated while Thabo Mbeki was president.
from allAfrica.com on Apr 30, 2016.

World's poorest face large ongoing health bills

By 2040, people in developing countries will continue to spend a greater proportion of their money on healthcare than those in rich countries, a study warns.
from Scidev.Net, allafrica.com on Apr 29, 2016.
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How a shrub in Africa made me want to change the food industry

A new group, the Better Buying Lab, aims to help shift diets for a more sustainable future.
from World Resources Institute on May 1, 2016.

Will Europe ever get a Tobin tax?

The Tobin tax on financial transactions has been a popular ambition for over 20 years, and an actual political goal for eight.
from Le Monde Dipolomatique on Apr 30, 2016.
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Syria and climate change: did the media get it right?

In 2015 the media exploded with stories about the link between climate change and the violence in Syria. But did they get it right?
from Climate and Migration on Apr 28, 2016.
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