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Private or public?

October 25, 2016 - 7:53pm
With Uganda's public education system reeling from absent teachers, poor facilities and high dropout rates, could private education be the answer?
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Corruption and scandal

October 25, 2016 - 7:45pm
America, a beacon of global democracy, is having a torrid presidential election and many Nigerians and other Africans are loving the irony on Twitter.
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Crushed by tanks

October 25, 2016 - 7:37pm
In October 1956, Hungarian workers and students protested against Soviet oppression. Peter Pallai was among the rebels.
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Framing the mafia

October 25, 2016 - 7:32pm
Photographer Letizia Battaglia's images of the surge of Mafia violence in Sicily between the 1970s and 1990s.
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Paris Chinese 'scared to go home alone' after killing

October 25, 2016 - 7:26pm
French Chinese protest violent attacks on their community after a man is killed in Paris.
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A killing in Paris

October 25, 2016 - 7:25pm
The fatal mugging of a Chinese tailor in a Paris street has sparked angry demonstrations. But why are France's Chinese targeted for violent attacks?
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Selfie blackmail

October 25, 2016 - 7:20pm
Smartphones and social media are colliding with notions of honour and shame in conservative societies - with devastating effects on the lives of some young women.
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Women work 39 days a year more than men, report says

October 25, 2016 - 7:18pm
The World Economic Forum estimates that globally women work 39 more days a year than men when unpaid labour is factored in.
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From Kenyan slums to Europe's catwalks

October 25, 2016 - 7:02pm
The tailors from the Kenyan slum of Kibera whose suits are now being shown on the catwalks of Europe.
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'Aleppo toy smuggler' Rami Adham rejects fraud claims

October 25, 2016 - 7:01pm
A Finnish-Syrian man known for smuggling toys into Aleppo rejects fraud allegations after Finnish police launch an investigation.
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East Timor's 12,000-year-old cave art

October 25, 2016 - 7:01pm
Rock art up to 12,000 years old has been found in caves in East Timor.
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Trump employees in Florida say they will vote for boss

October 25, 2016 - 6:51pm
Donald Trump's employees have told reporters they are voting for their boss - as the Republican nominee looked on approvingly.
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Apple iPhone sales fall, but beat estimates

October 25, 2016 - 6:31pm
Apple reports its third quarter in a row of falling iPhone sales, but sales beat analyst expectations.
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'Miracle' US children survive after father's leap from bridge

October 25, 2016 - 6:24pm
Two young children survive after their father jumps off a bridge with them in the US state of New Jersey.
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Canadian nurse charged with eight murders

October 25, 2016 - 6:02pm
A nursing home worker in Ontario is charged with eight counts of murder spanning several years.
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Confusion mars Calais 'Jungle' camp clearance

October 25, 2016 - 5:24pm
Child migrants living in the Calais 'Jungle' camp are allegedly given contradictory guidance
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Venezuela's parliament votes to try President Maduro

October 25, 2016 - 5:21pm
Venezuela's opposition-led parliament votes to open a trial against President Nicolas Maduro - a move he describes as a coup attempt.
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A special report with Iraqi troops as they near Mosul

October 25, 2016 - 5:19pm
Iraqi soldiers near the centre of the stronghold of so-called Islamic State in the fight for Mosul.
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Different reality

October 25, 2016 - 5:16pm
Gabriel Gatehouse analyses why Russia increasingly sees the world differently from the West.
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Mayors of Kurdish Turkey city Diyarbakir held in terror probe

October 25, 2016 - 4:41pm
The co-mayors of Diyarbakir, Turkey's largest Kurdish-majority city, have been detained as part of a terror investigation, security officials say.
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Published on July 11, 2016, the lyrics to The Doves song "Pulse" remind us: “…the steady drumbeat of your “Pulse” — thump, thump, thump — is all that stands between you and eternity.”