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    Corruption and risk 2016

    27 January 2016
    Transparency International has launched its annual ranking of corruption , pointing to the negative effects of public sector graft on the poor and vulnerable. The...
  • Opinion

    Refugee utopias?

    15 December 2015
    Some people think refugee camps are the cities of tomorrow, but cities will definitely be the cities of tomorrow, says regular IRIN columnist, Paul Currion...
  • Analysis

    Syrian refugees' ‘worst nightmare'

    16 November 2015
    Fade Kintar, a 24-year-old chemical engineer from Damascus, was among a group of Syrian refugees watching the horror of multiple terrorist attacks in Paris unfold...
  • News

    Critics question EU-Africa migrant plan

    12 November 2015
    Are European leaders forcing their own migration agenda on Africa? Why are they conflating development aid with migration policy? What is wrong with introducing more...
  • News

    Where will all the Afghans go?

    10 November 2015
    Growing up poor in Afghanistan’s Logar Province, Mohammad Khalid always wanted to be a doctor, and his family supported him. They sold some precious farmland...