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US doctor Donald Hopkins has made it his life's work to eradicate Guinea worm from Africa
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Peter Day asks whether Margate's Turner Contemporary art gallery will rejuvenate the town
Can the run-down town of Gary, Indiana, tempt people back with homes for a dollar each?
The first ever strike by Australian Aborigines to help free them from virtual slavery
Mobeen Azhar discovers a secret vibrant gay scene in urban Pakistan
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How are Syrians feeling ahead of a potential Western-led attack on the country?
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia on why she is known as "Africa's Iron Lady"
UK Parliament debates intervention in Syria; is there a 'clear legal basis' for action?
UK Parliament debates intervention in Syria; main arguments and reaction.
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American fast food workers are on strike across the United States demanding higher wages.
We speak to people around the world about the crisis in Syria.
Human brain culture developed in a dish gives insight into the brain disorder microcephaly
Chris Buckler in Northern Ireland's parades; Irene Caselli on Venezuela's hair thieves
UK discusses military action; Red Cross warns of humanitarian crisis; UN divided.
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The US tax authorities say they're going to recognize gay marriage even if 35 states won't
Justin Rowlatt on Vietnam's traditional music; Alex Marshall partying in Liechtenstein
Friday 30 August 2013