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AIDS Buddhist monk Alongkot Dikkapanya turned his temple into a hospice for aids patients and an education centre for visitors.   TEMPLE Dhamakaya Buddhist temple near Bangkok has over one million followers worldwide.   THE KAREN in Burma have been fighting the world’s longest civil war against the military junta.   BIOFUEL Thailand experiments with palm oil, used cooking oil and cassava to produce biofuel.
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FRENCH ELECTIONS 2007
HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI
Memories of the bombing
of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  ATOMIC BOMB It is sixty years since the first atomic bomb was tested.   PROSTITUTION is illegal in America, except in some rural counties in Nevada.
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MOZART Salzburg celebrates
the 250th birthday of musical
genius Mozart.
MOUNTAIN RESCUE
OPERATIONS
in the
French Alps are increasing
by the year.
  THE PORTERS OF EVEREST
the “truckers” of the Himalaya
can carry over 100 kilos on
their back.
 

EVEREST Since Everest was
first climbed, the two week walk
from Jiri to base camp is a
trekker's classic.

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THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE
that separates North and South
Korea is one of the world's most
sensitive hotspots.
  CHILD LABOUR in Lahore - Pakistan.   ABORIGINAL ART are bridges
between conscious, dreaming,
past, present and an intimate
connection with nature.
  THE ABORIGINES in Australia,
in spite of some advances made
regarding land rights, continue to live on the fringes of society.
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THE FERALS or Rainbow
Warriors, gathered in the
Australian outback to protest
against world pollution.
  THE GRAMEEN BANK in
Bangladesh is the first to allot
micro bank loans to poor people.
  HARLEM is a city within a city
with its 350,000 mostly Black
inhabitants.
  FASHION frenzy in Paris