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A Sri Lankan holiday - after 20 years
Anthony Dhanendran, 2 November 2003
European tourists are once again romancing the breathtaking Sri Lankan beach of Nilaveli on the Bay of Bengal. Only two years ago, the scene here was of a bloody battleground.
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You're only as old as the boy you feel
Annalise Walliker, 28 October 2003
Women are making radical choices in their relationships - seeking out younger men for companionship and fulfilment. Australia sees the spectacular rise of the toy boy…
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US air quality is the pits
Jocelyn Fong, 28 October 2003
As new statistics show 133 million Americans are breathing in harmful exhaust fumes, President Bush amends a law that critics say will only inflame the growing health crisis.
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Ugandan journalists go to polls
Davis J Weddi, 28 October 2003
Journalists in Uganda have unanimously elected journalist-cum-politician Ahmed Katerega to head the Uganda Journalists Association.
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Haiti: Forgotten remnant of black history?
Dominic Bascombe, 27 October 2003
The world's first black independent state is gearing up for its 200th birthday. But as Haiti's pioneering history is overshadowed by its contemporary crisis, is there anything left to party about?
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What a wicked web we weave
Tom Lewis, 27 October 2003
As virtual observations on the Iraq war die out, the internet's bulletin boards return to profanities and partisan passion, abuse and angst, and hate and hysteria. But Tom Lewis finds not everyone has moved on…
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Brazil: A global deadbeat?
Rodney Mello, 25 October 2003
International organisations to which Brazil belongs are not being paid. Rent for overseas offices is not being met and bill payments for running costs are late.
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Chick-chucking fan ruffles Romário
Tom Phillips, 24 October 2003
Brazil's former superstar striker, Romário, received an odd protest on Tuesday when a fan - frustrated at his "poor form" - threw live chickens at him.
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Five million children working in Brazil
Rodney Mello, 22 October 2003
It's all work and no play for five-and-a-half million kids in Brazil, but improvements are continuing to be made, officials say…
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Globalisation's next wave: Labour India Inc.
Chase Morrison, 21 October 2003
The number of unemployed in the US continues to swell while jobs to the Indian sub-continent are increasing. Market evolution or cruel corporate cost cutting? Chase Morrison investigates…
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