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On 5 April 2014, despite Taliban threats of nationwide attacks, Afghans turned out in impressive numbers to vote in their presidential election. The voting saw some sporadic violence, but 58 percent of registered voters went to the polls, one-third of whom were women.

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  • Seeding the future

    Stephen Mikesell, 05 April 2014

    A problem with seed banks is that they store seeds removed from context. Seed varieties are associated with local environments, their flora and fauna,...

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  • Great website

    Raza Rumi, 25 March 2014

    Just looked at the revamped website - looks brilliant. Far more appealing and user-friendly. All power to Himal :)

  • The sanitising power of spoken Sanskrit

    Patrick McCartney, 11 March 2014

    I can only gather from Akaram's comment that an academic article based on rational empirical observations is no way to gather information and publish ...

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