Don Duncan, journalist and filmmaker
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The Revenge of Tintin? Belgium Plots a
Nov 21, 2012
Lawmakers and artists are looking to make the country the capital of the speech-bubble industry again.
Home to Tintin and Smurfs, Belgium looks
to reinvigorate comic industry
Oct 29, 2012
The 'home of the comic book,' Belgium wielded outsized influence in the comics industry until the 1980s. Now it's trying to regain that sway via government-supported innovation.
Qaddafi may be dead, but Libyans stick
to their guns
Dec 10, 2011
With tribal conflicts and personal score-settling on the rise, the weapons that were given to Libyans to battle the Qaddafi regime have become Libya¿s primary security threat.
LGBTI refugees seek haven in Lebanon
Nov. 16, 2011
Syrians, Iraqis and Algerians often choose Lebanon as a refuge when they are persecuted at home. But many find it isn't what they imagined.
Educators try to purge Qaddafi from
Nov. 12, 2011
Muammar Qaddafi used the schools to promote his ideology and now the new government is purging his influence from curriculums and textbooks.
October 21, 2011
As Tunisians prepare for the Arab Spring's first free election, they are discovering that democracy, too, can be messy.
Tunisia: not over yet
June 1, 2011
The Tunisian revolution that toppled Ben Ali now has an aftermath: street protests against the government put in place to assure the revolution’s goals.
Aid workers fight hidden war against HIV
on Kabul's backstreets
May 25, 2011
Afghanistan has an estimated one million drug users, a 140% increase since 2005. An increasing number of heroin users are choosing to inject it instead of smoking it, with the result that an HIV epidemic is being born.
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