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August 5 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Tue Aug 5 2014, 19:01:17

MPs warn that restrictions on buildings and water causing very real suffering, often without real security justification

Israels continuing restrictions on economic development in Palestine are causing so much suffering and such deep resentment that they now threaten to undermine rather than preserve the countrys security, a cross-party group of British MPs has warned.

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From Global development | The Guardian Tue Aug 5 2014, 06:52:38

Meet Ayman, who escaped Syria for a new life in Edinburgh. Plus we investigate conditions for migrant workers in Qatar

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From Global development | The Guardian Tue Aug 5 2014, 06:41:15

The conflict in Darfur, western Sudan, has forced more than 2 million people to flee their homes since 2003. While most displaced people are fortunate to escape with their lives, some manage to take with them a handful of belongings. Here, residents of homeless camps in central Darfur reveal the objects they hold dear and share their hopes of one day returning home. Photographer Annie Bungeroth, working with Cafod, reports

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From Global development | The Guardian Tue Aug 5 2014, 02:00:00

Ayman is one of about 3 million Syrian refugees living outside his homeland. After nine of his friends were killed in Damascus, Ayman used his student visa to flee to the UK, leaving his wife and twin boys behind. 'We didn't expect civil war in Syria, never, ever,' he says. But now, with the help of the Red Cross, the family are reunited and building a life in Edinburgh Continue reading...

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August 4 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Mon Aug 4 2014, 11:42:45

President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar meet for African-led negotiations but ongoing violence dents hopes of resolution

Talks between rebels and the government to try to end seven months of bloodshed in South Sudan resumed in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, on Monday. The session begins amid continuing reports of fighting and increasingly dire warnings from aid agencies of impending famine.

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Aug 4 2014, 06:40:43

Health workers struggle to separate myth from reality of Ebola as residents say abandoning tradition is out of the question

Medical teams struggling to curb Ebola in west Africa have been discouraging bush meat consumption, believed to have caused the outbreak, but some rural communities dependent on the meat for protein are determined to continue their traditional hunting practices.

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Aug 4 2014, 02:00:00

For millions of Africans, life is often nasty, brutish and short. Science, technology and innovation can turn their destiny around

We should now consider why African countries must invest in science and technology, how science creates wealth, and what Africa must do to achieve this "new liberation" using its untapped natural wealth, human resources, and effective policy execution to create explosive wealth that by-passes western-led globalisation and creates national and continental technology hubs. This is what will reposition Africa with advantage in the phenomenon of globalisation

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Aug 4 2014, 02:00:00

Africa is not on autopilot to some gilded age, warns Kingsley Moghalu, deputy governor of Nigeria's central bank and author of Emerging Africa. What is being falsely celebrated as Africa's rise is simply the continent having become a playground for globalisation, he says, adding that without job creation to accompany population growth Africa will have to cope with armies of unemployed young people in a few decades' time Continue reading...

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August 1 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 1 2014, 08:09:01

Marriage visas under Australia's partner migration scheme are being used to bring women in for exploitation, study shows

Kanya thought she was starting a new life in Australia after arriving from India to marry her husband, but it quickly turned into a nightmare.

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 1 2014, 07:43:02

From legalising abortion to transsexual rights, marginalised groups have united to become a formidable force for change

One tiny country has been blazing a liberal trail across Latin America. In the past six years, Uruguay has introduced ground-breaking legislation on abortion, drugs, transsexual rights, and same-sex marriage and adoption.

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