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3 February 2014

Daily archive · 9 posts

Stories from 3 February 2014

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Searching for Solutions to Open Defecation in Ghana

Open defecation is a major health challenge facing Ghana. Only 15 out of 100 Ghanaians have access to improved sanitation, despite development goals.

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Snow in Iran: 500,000 Without Electricity, Gas and Water

Endless snowfall in some of Iran's northernmost regions this weekend has left thousands of people without gas, electricity or water.

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Argentina's ‘Carnival of the Country’ Kicks Off With Drums and Dances

Take a look at photos, videos and blog posts about "Carnival in the Country", Argentina's most anticipated festive season celebrations currently underway in Gualeguaychú.

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Will Orcas Be Put on Display at Sochi?

How do you hide something that weighs as much as six tons, is 20 feet long and requires hundreds of pounds of food every day?

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Ghanaian Online Community Remembers BBC Presenter Komla Dumor

Komla Dumor, one of Ghana's best known journalists, died suddenly on 18 January, 2014.

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A “Freedom Train” for the Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women in Spain

The feminist movement of Asturias, Spain, has spearheaded the campaign "The Freedom Train" to protest the bill that seeks to repeal the existing law on abortion in Spain.

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Lessons of Peace from the Central African Republic's Most Disadvantaged

Interview with Michel Besse and the ATD-4th world in Bangui on the CAR Crisis

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Taliban Play Trump with Peace Talks in Pakistan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said regardless of the recent deadly attacks by the Taliban, Pakistan hopes that its talks-first approach will help end the violence in the country.

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Panama's First Lady Will Run For Vice Presidency

Panama's First Lady, Marta de Martinelli, was announced as the official party's vice presidential candidate. Social networks exploded with reactions in favor as well against the announcement.

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