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Asia

“Children show our smile is stronger than your guns”

The survivors of a horrific school attack have returned to their classrooms in an inspiring display of courage and commitment, writes Summaya Afaq, 23, a Correspondent from Karachi, Pakistan. It has ... Read more

28.01.15

Africa

“Time for action: regional youth forum in Yaounde”

Youth issues will be in the spotlight when policy makers meet in Yaounde, writes Alphonse Akouyu, 20, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Bamenda in Cameroon, who argues the meeting will also be an oppo... Read more

28.01.15

Asia

“Political crisis needs to be resolved with dialogue”

Bangladesh is at a crisis point, writes Atikul Islam, 24, a Correspondent from Bogra in Bangladesh, who argues in favour of pragmatic negotiations to end the impasse and a crippling round of blockades... Read more

28.01.15

Asia

“Election shows that Sri Lanka stands for democracy”

Sri Lanka changed presidents in an election that Indooshan Shanthakumaran, 25, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Colombo in Sri Lanka, argues will confirm the country’s democratic reputation. T... Read more

22.01.15

Africa

“The promise of 2015 – a sanctioned role for youth…”

Sustainable Development Goals give the world’s youth new roles in 2015, says Joshua Orawo, 24, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Kenya, who challenges youth to be ready for the opportunity. ... Read more

22.01.15

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AFRICA

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28.01.2015


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22.01.2015


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20.01.2015

AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

“Hidden gems – the sugar mill derelicts in TobagoR... Read more

15.01.2015


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15.01.2015


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09.01.2015

ASIA

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28.01.2015


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28.01.2015


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22.01.2015

EUROPE

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05.09.2014


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02.09.2014

PACIFIC

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15.01.2015


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02.01.2015


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