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August 20 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Wed Aug 20 2014, 02:00:07

It may sound crazy, but preventing insects from becoming infected would stop the parasite in its tracks Continue reading...

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August 19 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Tue Aug 19 2014, 08:26:08

We examine why some of the poorest countries are paying the most in remittance fees. Plus, marking World Humanitarian Day

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From Global development | The Guardian Tue Aug 19 2014, 07:55:43

The international community must show the same dedication as the local men and women who are the heroes of our operation Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Tue Aug 19 2014, 07:22:12

Money sent home from family members or friends working in other parts of the world can be a lifeline for people in some of the poorest countries. The biggest remittance corridor is money sent from the US to Mexico. But money sent to African countries is often subjected to the heaviest transfer fees

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August 18 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Mon Aug 18 2014, 09:30:18

There are only 500 days until the MDGs, established to tackle the world's biggest problems, expire. How well do you know the goals? Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Aug 18 2014, 08:19:42

Huge fees and restrictive practices by handful of firms cost poorer countries up to $16bn a year, says World Bank Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Aug 18 2014, 06:48:37

With 500 days until the millennium development goals expire, targets on maternal and reproductive health will not be met Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Aug 18 2014, 06:27:07

Firms capitalise on soaring mobile phone use to offer cheaper, quicker cash transfers, but some are wary of the digital currency Continue reading...

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August 16 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Sat Aug 16 2014, 04:00:14

Three women take helm at regional body, heralding gradual progress towards closing gender gap in male-dominated region Continue reading...

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August 15 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 15 2014, 14:04:46

Angelino Alfano of New Centre-Right says Mare Nostrum humanitarian operation shouldn't be allowed to last two years Continue reading...

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