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The Worst Refugee Crisis in the World

Published by the National Post, 10 March 2009 Heidi Kingstone reports on the impossible circumstances faced by thousands of Muslim refugees – the Rohingyas – in Bangladesh. Download this article as a PDF. Visit Heidi Kingstone’s archive on Scribd.

An ex-pat’s day in Kabul

On Jan. 28, 2011, a bomb went off at Finest supermarket in Kabul, killing six members of a prominent Afghan family and injuring many others. For the city’s ex-pat community, the tragedy served as a stark reminder that the place we now call home sits in the midst of a conflict zone. It is the…
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Aid projects bring new hope for Afghan women

Since the fall of the Taliban in late 2001, Afghanistan has received billions of dollars in aid from Canada and other foreign governments. While assistance programs typically are billed as a means of winning the hearts and minds of the people by lifting them out of poverty, many have the unintended side effect of empowering…
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