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Migration and the European push-factor

For decades we have exported a Western consumerist dream to the Global South; little wonder migrants now want to share our good fortune, writes Jeremy Seabrook.

Filed in: Europe, Globalization, Migration, Poverty and Wealth

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Tweeting from ‘paradise’, one disappearance at a time

Jameela Freitas reports on the UAE’s enforced disappearance practice, which has been heavily criticized internationally.

Filed in: Human Rights and United Arab Emirates

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Half-baked and out of time

How do we escape our evolutionary shortcomings to avoid climate catastrophe? asks Helen Camakaris..

Filed in: Climate Change and Science

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Confiscating lives, one hectare at a time

The expansion of Israel’s ‘separation barrier’ is targeting Christian-Palestinian communities in the West Bank, reports Noreen Sadik.

Filed in: Israel and Palestine

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Flooded out, then priced out: Katrina’s legacy 10 years on

The rebuilding of New Orleans has made the city unaffordable for locals, writes Sarah Shearman.

Filed in: Cities and Housing

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The economic aftershocks of Nepal’s earthquake

The country’s tourism industry is struggling to recover from April’s disaster, reports Maya Prabhu.

Filed in: Economics and Nepal

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Soldiering on in Athens and helping refugees

The snowballing humanitarian crisis in Greece is overwhelming the country’s support systems for asylum-seekers, reports Jameela Freitas.

Filed in: Greece and Migration

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A reason for hope in war-torn eastern DRC

Fergus Simpson visits a hospital helping Congolese women and children recover from conflict-related trauma and violence.

Filed in: Africa, Children, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of and Women

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The tragedy of young migrants in austerity-hit Greece

Undocumented refugees fleeing conflict and poverty are most vulnerable to exploitation, writes Jameela Freitas on World Day against Human Trafficking.

Filed in: Greece, Human Rights, Migration and Refugees

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‘It’s a story of corruption, greed and ineptitude’

Nigerian Ken Henshaw is fighting his government’s calamitous energy privatization. Jess Worth meets him.

Filed in: Africa and Nigeria

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Migrant dreams clash with European reality

Those risking their lives migrating to Europe should know what life there is like, Mamadou Dia tells David Hewitt.

Filed in: Africa and Spain

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