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From Cairo to Caracas: democracies shaken by protest – in pictures

From Cairo to Caracas: democracies shaken by protest – in pictures | World news | theguardian.com Some of the common factors behind the revolts from Egypt to Venezuela and from Thailand to Bosnia include ineffective institutions, misgovernance, deteriorating economic performance, failing social cohesion, the alienation of younger generations, ethnic and nationalist tensions and a lack

Asian Development Bank failing in mission to protect poor and vulnerable

ADB did not consult the families affected during the design of the project and so has failed to compensate them for their compulsory relocation. Photograph: AFP In its efforts to reduce poverty in Asia and the Pacific, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has placed good governance, civil society, accountability and information disclosure among its key