Ceri Evans

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10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

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Ukraine crisis: Ghost train from Moscow to Donetsk

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Ajmals: India's youngest political dynasty | Bangladesh

<b>Guwahati, Assam -</b> India's just concluded national elections saw the rise of a new political family led by an Islamic cleric and businessman, <b>Maulana Badruddin Ajmal</b>, in the northeastern state of Assam.<p>Ajmal, 64, a prominent Islamic cleric who founded the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) in …

Nigeria school reforms offer children broader education

The Islamist group, Boko Haram's campaign of violence has forced the closure of many schools in Nigeria.<p>More than 200 school girls are still in captivity, seven weeks after being abducted.<p>But even before this violence, literacy rates were extremely low in the north of the country, due to decades of …

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Accused of spying and setting up church, South Korean sentenced in North Korea

North Korea's Supreme Court has sentenced a South Korean man to life of hard labor for commiting "hostile acts" against the country, according to its state-run news agency, KCNA.<p>The South Korean, identified as Kim Jong Uk, averted the death sentence because he allegedly "repented of his crimes," …

Medical crisis unfolds for displaced Rohingya

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Russia, Ukraine inch closer to gas deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — Russia and Ukraine on Monday made substantial progress toward reaching an agreement on a lower price for gas deliveries and the …

Pakistan's slow but steady progress on ending child marriage

The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), one of Pakistan's most influential religious and constitutional bodies, has announced that girls are ready for marriage the moment they reach puberty.<p>This is not the first time the CII has condoned child marriage. In April, it ruled that banning such unions …

Death toll in fighting in Libya's Benghazi rises to 18: medics | Reuters

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - The death toll in heavy fighting between the Libyan army and Islamist militants in the eastern Benghazi city has risen to 18, hospital doctors said on Monday.<p>Irregular forces loyal to former army general Khalifa Haftar stand by an armed vehicle during clashes with …

Top Iran leader urges closer ties with Arab states

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's top leader called for better ties with Gulf Arab nations during a rare visit Monday by the Kuwaiti emir, intensifying a …

Sudan apostasy: Meriam Ibrahim's lawyers take case to international commission

Meriam Ibrahim's lawyers submit appeal to the African Commission on Human Rights after Sudan government backtracks on plans to release her<p>Lawyers for Meriam Ibrahim, the <b>Sudanese</b> woman sentenced to death for apostasy, are appealing to the African Commission on Human Rights in a bid to secure her …

Chemical Weapons Law Doesn't Apply To Jilted Lover, Supreme Court Rules

Federal laws that were meant to prevent the international use of chemical weapons can't be applied to a woman who tried to poison her husband's mistress, the Supreme Court has ruled. Carol Anne Bond had smeared toxic chemicals in the hopes that the other woman would develop a rash.<p>The Supreme Court …

Thai army rulers prepare emergency economic measures | Reuters

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The military junta running Thailand has drawn up a list of emergency measures such as price caps on fuel and loan guarantees for small firms to kick-start an economy threatened by recession after months of political turmoil.<p>Soldiers stand guard at the vicinity of the Victory …

India's twin states part ways with discord

Anyone visiting the southern Indian city of Hyderabad today would be hit by a riot of pink. Almost every traffic intersection and city centre in the state capital has been adorned with the colours of the political party that fought for the birth of India's 29th state, Telangana.<p>At the stroke of …