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  • During Myanmar’s military dictatorship, critical thinking and free debate were forbidden. But as the country changes, will this new openness open the doors to real democracy? The nation’s youth are determined to make that transition. Under Argentina’s military dictatorship in the 1970s torture was widespread – and many thousands were “disappeared”. A courageous lawyer was among those who...

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  • "The Great Asian Highway" is a network of roads that crisscross 32 countries from Turkey to Japan. For the past 20 years, it has been the main artery behind Asia's transformation into an engine of world growth.

    Episode # 5 focuses on Central Asia, describing how each country is surviving following the collapse of the Soviet Union nearly a quarter century ago. Includes Uzbekistan,...

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  • ... to the trends and conversations rising through Asia's blogs and social media. LinkAsia's host, award-winning journalist Thuy ...
  • UNTV's news-magazine program puts a spotlight on the world's most underreported stories. Featuring character-driven, human interest stories that reflect some of the most important issues affecting the world and our lives today.The program gives viewers unparalleled access to people and places, bringing you the stories as they unfold over time, long after other news outlets leave. From the child...
  • Becoming a mother when you’re little more than a child yourself has ruined many lives. While the number of teenagers getting pregnant around the world has fallen, in one region it’s on the rise.

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