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Dengue hits Bihar state of India after floods

After serious flooding, the spread of dengue has grown to epidemic proportions in Bihar with around 100 cases being reported every day recently.

October 18, 2019

Trading tires: How the West fuels a waste crisis in Asia

Nabipur transforms from a quiet farming village to home to furnaces burning stream of tires to make low-quality oil in a process known as pyrolysis.

October 18, 2019

Simple methods keep Lao fishing traditions alive

Those methods don't bring in a large enough catch to take to market but they serve to preserve the Lao way of life and enable the river to sustain its bounty.

October 12, 2019

US pullback could boost Islamic State group revival in Syria

Syrian Kurdish authorities are already struggling to guard IS fighters captured during the long US-backed campaign against the militants.

October 09, 2019