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Monday 04 October 2010

Mental Health in Kashmir
The violent struggle for control of Indian administered Kashmir has left psychological scars on local people living with fear, insecurity and loss. There are only 20 psychiatrists and a handful of clinical psychologists for a population of four million. Srinagar-based psychiatrist Dr Arshad Hussain describes life for him and his patients.

The Man in White
Over the last 17 years, a man dressed in white has become a familiar figure on the streets of Cameroon's economic capital, Douala. Dieudonne Nkoum, nicknamed "L'homme en blanc" or the Man in White, has taken it on himself to repair potholes and fix blocked drains, all without getting paid. The BBC's Francis Ngwa Niba went to meet him.

Christian Marks
When German publisher Christian Marks found a short assignment in Kabul extending to two years, his wife and four of his children came to join him. The family's enjoyment of life in Afghanistan gave him the idea of producing a magazine for expatriates, which eventually became the in-flight magazine for an Afghan carrier. Christian tells us about the pleasures, and risks, of Kabul life.

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