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Sunday, 27 May 2012





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Myanmar power protests put Government to the test

Protests this past week in Myanmar over persistent power shortages have provided a test of how the country's elected but military-backed government will respond to rising expectations sparked by democratic reforms.Small demonstrations in Myanmar's two largest cities and several towns could be seen as an indicator of the new openness under President,


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Joe Biden tells of anguish after the death of wife and daughter

Vice-President Joe Biden said he "understood" the anguish that led people to suicide as he recounted the deaths of his wife and daughter in a moving speech to the families of fallen US troops.With his voice occasionally breaking with emotion, Mr Biden recounted the phone call in December 1972,

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More than half of South Africa’s children live in poverty

More than half of South Africa's children live in poverty and one in four has HIV, a damning report by the United Nations children's agency has revealed. Eighteen years after the end of apartheid, South Africa is now judged to be one of the most unequal societies in the world and its 19 million children bear the brunt of the disconnect.

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