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Olympic angst in Rio favela

During the Olympics opening ceremony, Brazil paid tribute to its favelas.

During the Olympics opening ceremony, Brazil paid tribute to its favelas.

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'City of God' become 'City of Gold'

The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.

The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.

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When hosting the Olympics costs you your home

It is claimed entire neighbourhoods of people were persuaded to move house to make way for Olympics facilities in Rio.

It is claimed entire neighbourhoods of people were persuaded to move house to make way for Olympics facilities in Rio.

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Five global problems to highlight on International Workers' Day

With many countries across the world today downing tools to celebrate workers and labourers, here we look at five problems that should be

With many countries across the world today downing tools to celebrate workers and labourers, here we look at five problems that should be

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Is aid the solution to European migrant crisis?

There is an increase in migratory pressure to Europe which could be easily handled by the 28 if they could get their act together as a group

There is an increase in migratory pressure to Europe which could be easily handled by the 28 if they could get their act together as a group

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There can be 'no dialogue with the devil' says Pope Francis

Pope Francis has celebrated Mass in one of Mexico’s poorest and most dangerous cities: Ecatepec where murders, kidnappings and extortion are rife

Pope Francis has celebrated Mass in one of Mexico’s poorest and most dangerous cities: Ecatepec where murders, kidnappings and extortion are rife

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Moscow's homeless living in sewers to escape the cold

Homelessness is on the rise in the capital as the Russian economy suffers from the falling price of oil, its main export.

Homelessness is on the rise in the capital as the Russian economy suffers from the falling price of oil, its main export.

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The richest 1% own more than 99% of world's population

The super rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, according to a report by international aid charity Oxfam. The richest one percent

The super rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer, according to a report by international aid charity Oxfam. The richest one percent