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When the levee breaks

Last August, Ojulu sat smoking a cigarette outside his thatch-roofed hut in Pino village when a rising tide of water seeped through the...»

In Mali, Indian-owned mine caught in land dispute

Syed Masoom Ali stood in a clearing on the outskirts of Bamako, the capital of Mali, gestured towards the low-slung hills around him, an...»



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Children take part in a ceremony to pay homage to tsunami victims at Threspuram beach in Tuticorin on Friday. Photo: N. Rajesh

Asia marks 10 years since Indian Ocean tsunami

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