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South Sudan at war: the cartoon

A cartoon tells the story of the South Sudan conflict and the peace talks.
from African Arguments on Feb 8, 2016.
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Roads are biggest killer of adolescents

Road injuries killed more ten- to 19-year-olds than any disease did in 2013, shows a study based on a global health survey.
from SciDev.Net on Feb 9, 2016.

Afghan forces battle again to save Sangin

Afghan government forces are said to be holding onto only a thread of territory In the long-running battle for the district of Sangin.
from DPA on Feb 9, 2016.

Hong Kong stands by for another big gathering

Hong Kong is preparing for a mass New Year gathering tonight following six hours of street battles between police and protesters over street hawker clearances.
from South China Morning Post on Feb 9, 2016.

UN agencies warn of escalating food crisis In South Sudan

Some 2.8 million people in South Sudan are in urgent need of food aid, and at least 40,000 are on the brink of catastrophe, warn UN agencies.
from World Food Programme on Feb 8, 2016.
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Viral hysteria? Social media and Zika

A dodgy tweet will travel halfway around the world before the truth has got its boots on.
from Himal on Feb 8, 2016.

Time to take the leap

Ahead of this year’s leap day on 29 February, analyst and campaigner Naomi Klein talk about the significance of The Leap Manifesto.
from New Internationalist on Feb 8, 2016.
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Zika's possible microcephaly link revives Brazil's abortion battle

The Zika virus epidemic and a rise in the number of cases of microcephaly in newborns have revived the debate on legalising abortion in Brazil.
from IPS on Feb 9, 2016.
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