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Development

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1 April 2014

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Ex-Guerrillas Threaten Political Stability in East Timor

A conflict with roots in the struggle for independence comes back to shape the political agenda in East Timor. Mauk Moruk, an ex-guerrilla expelled from resistance forces in 1984, returns.

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Maoming Residents in China Rally Against PX Chemical Plant

Photo posted on social media showed protesters bleeding after apparent scuffles with police.

31 March 2014

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Geo-Mapping Tools and Data Analysis Redefine Reporting in Africa

Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism and Land Quest investigate environment and development issues.

29 March 2014

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‘Sleeping Lion’ China Awakened, Says President Xi Jinping

Evoking Napoleon during his visit to France, Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country is an awakened lion that is “peaceful, pleasant and civilized”

27 March 2014

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The Challenges Facing Data Journalism in West Africa

Data journalism in West Africa often must work against a lack of data, funds and regulation.

26 March 2014

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Women Still Harassed on Delhi's Metro Despite Measures

Four seats are designated as women's only in every train compartment, and trains now feature special women's compartments. But harassment from men remains a problem for women on the Metro.

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The Night the Lights Went Out in Jamaica: Politician Freed of Corruption Charges

The dropping of charges against a former minister of Parliament in a corruption scandal involving the distribution of light bulbs, has Jamaicans discussing whether the judicial system has a bias.

25 March 2014

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3 Ways Mobile Money Transfer Has Changed Kenyans’ Lives

Kenyans on Twitter explain how M-Pesa, a mobile-phone based money transfer and micro-finance service, has changed their lives since the service was introduced seven years ago.

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Obama Meets the Chinese President in Netherlands as the US First Lady Continues Her Soft Diplomacy in China

US First Lady Michelle Obama paid a visit to China roughly at the same time her husband traveled to the Netherlands for a nuclear summit, also attended by China's president.

24 March 2014

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5 Small Businesses Run By Rural Uruguayan Women

Rural Uruguayan women have created successful self-managed small businesses with which they support their families and bring novel and high-quality products to the local market.

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