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Plea for a new Formula for human rights in Bahrain

Formula 1 is urged to address restrictions on peaceful protesters and journalists in Bahrain.
from Index on Censorship on Jun 23, 2017.
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Congo president's daughter charged with corruption in France

Investigators have widened a probe into the French assets of three African ruling families, charging the daughter and son-in-law of Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso.
from RFI on Jun 26, 2017.

India announces 30 new smart cities and a City Liveability Index

A new batch of 30 smart cities has been announced by India's Ministry of Urban Development.
from Down to Earth on Jun 26, 2017.

Aquaculture blamed for mangrove depletion

Expanding aquaculture in South-East Asia over the last two decades has been the main driver of mangrove loss in the world, says a new study.
from SciDev.Net on Jun 26, 2017.

UN chief welcomes Sahel anti-terrorism force

The UN Secretary-General has welcomed deployment by Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger of a force to tackle terrorism and organised crime in the Sahel.
from UN on Jun 24, 2017.
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Xi Jinping’s new mega city Xiongan is expanding underground

President Xi Jinping’s ambitious scheme to build a city at Xiongan in northern China will create a new world underground.
from South China Morning Post on Jun 26, 2017.

Changes at the World Bank are putting poverty reduction at risk

The World Bank is reinventing itself, from a lender for major development projects, to a broker for private sector investment.
from The Conversation on Jun 23, 2017.
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A marathon without finish: Nigeria’s fight against polio

The battle against polio in Nigeria is being fought not only against the disease but against social mistrust and political violence. Yet the end could be in sight.
from New Internationalist on Jun 22, 2017.
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