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25Mar 2019
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The Guardian

Salvadoran engineer Francisco Quintanar (L) was part of the German delegation that attended the South-South Cooperation Conference in Buenos Aires. His project on energy efficiency is an example of triangular cooperation between countries of the South, with the support of one or more countries of the industrialised North. Credit: IPS

It sounds like a contradictory play on words, but the countries of the industrialised North are...

23Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

This banner floating above protests in Algiers captures how most Algerians feel about their geriatric leader Bouteflika.

Two weeks ago Algerian journalist El kadi Ihsane tweeted a video of a tsunami of humanity...

23Mar 2019
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The Guardian

Michael D. Yates

Can the Working Class Change the World? It’s a fundamental political question in every economy...

22Mar 2019
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The Guardian

The famous French political philosopher, Alexis Tocqueville, in his classic: Democracy in...

22Mar 2019
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The Guardian

Air travel has a gigantic carbon footprint. And, contrary to popular belief, carbon offsets do...

22Mar 2019
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The Guardian

A cross-section of African leaders at FOCAC Summit in Beijing, on September 2018. File photo

Chinese president Xi Jinping announced Chinese eight major initiatives as strategies to...

22Mar 2019
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The Guardian

Young children carry FRELIMO posters as part of a party rally in the run-up to municipal elections in Gorongosa village, Sofala Province, Mozambique. File photo

Mozambique is under fire for not upholding democratic principles such as the separation of...

21Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Piped water has made life easier for this boy, who no longer has to help his parents fetch water from afar. Credit: Vannaphone Sitthirath/IPS

I am drafting this on International Women’s Day – March 8 – with an eye towards World Water Day...

21Mar 2019
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The Guardian

World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC. File photo

All incoming World Bank presidents bring a public record of their views about the bank and about...

21Mar 2019
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The Guardian

Driver Jega is pictured on the far right while Deepthi stood next to Rosie May Foundation co-founder Mary, on the left [Courtesy: Rosie May Foundation]

Lochana is 10 years old. Every morning, he gets up and lights an incense stick, which he places...

21Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (L) shakes hands with Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy during the ninth round of the China-EU high-level strategic dialogue in Brussels, Belgium, March 18, 2019. (Xinhua/Zhang Cheng)

The ninth round of the China-EU High-level Strategic Dialogue on Monday in Brussels underlined...

20Mar 2019
Correpondent
The Guardian

African players need to help stop the escalation of tensions between Uganda and Rwanda.

Regional tensions in the Great Lakes are reaching an alarming level, with neighbours Rwanda and...

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