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On April 7th a deadly avalanche hit a Pakistani military camp in the Gayatri Sector, 30km west of the Siachen glacier, killing over 130 people, most of them military personnel. The scale of the tragedy once again brought into focus a long-standing conflict between India and Pakistan over Siachen, often referred to as “the world’s highest battlefield.”
WikiLeaks, the controversial transparency activist group, has started publishing millions of email correspondence between officials of the Syrian Assad government and governments and corporations around the world in what it is calling the ‘Syria Files’.
A visit to South Africa showed there are still reasons to cry, and reason to hope.