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Kazakhstan diversifies economy to survive oil and gas slump

Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and

Kazakhstan’s economy depends on oil and gas and the slump in the industry has put its economic resilience to the test. Its currency has devalued and

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Japan: helping Cambodia clean up its landmines

Millions of landmines are still scattered across Cambodia. But help from abroad is making an impact: equipment and expertise from Japan are giving people back their land - and their hope.

Millions of landmines are still scattered across Cambodia. But help from abroad is making an impact: equipment and expertise from Japan are giving people back their land - and their hope.

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Tohoku rises from the tsunami with an agricultural revolution

In this first episode of “Focus” Special Japan we discover how the Tsunami-struck region of Tohoku has begun to recover, five years after the

In this first episode of “Focus” Special Japan we discover how the Tsunami-struck region of Tohoku has begun to recover, five years after the

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Davos: Kazakhstan seeks slice of new industrial age

As world economies struggle with global growth challenges, the Davos forum is a chance to share ideas and solutions. Amid plunging oil prices

As world economies struggle with global growth challenges, the Davos forum is a chance to share ideas and solutions. Amid plunging oil prices

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Focus: Bananas - Angola's 'green gold'

Bananas are turning into the ‘green gold’ of Angola. The country is the second biggest oil producer Africa, but revenues have gone down by at least

Bananas are turning into the ‘green gold’ of Angola. The country is the second biggest oil producer Africa, but revenues have gone down by at least

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Turkey's rising role in Africa

Under the Ottoman Empire Turkey ruled North Africa for hundreds of years, but after the empire fell in the 1920s, the country lost interest in the

Under the Ottoman Empire Turkey ruled North Africa for hundreds of years, but after the empire fell in the 1920s, the country lost interest in the

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Africa : cities and development, for today and the future

What will Africa look like in 50 years? To find out, African leaders have created the “Agenda 2063” to set up development objectives. One hard fact

What will Africa look like in 50 years? To find out, African leaders have created the “Agenda 2063” to set up development objectives. One hard fact

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Salt filled batteries to give engines new lease of life

On the streets near a research institute in Dresden, Germany, a Hungarian physicist drives an electric car with a “pioneering vision”

On the streets near a research institute in Dresden, Germany, a Hungarian physicist drives an electric car with a “pioneering vision”