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Isentia Index: dogs, disasters and Donald

Isentia Index: dogs, disasters and Donald

International news was the biggest source of chatter this week.

Meet Haiti’s 1%

Meet Haiti’s 1%

Haiti is known as a country wrecked with poverty and struggling to survive after the disasterous earthquake of 2010. But there's a lot of rich people -- mainly families who migrated from Europe a centruy earlier -- calling the island home.

The dancer who lost her leg: the Haiti earthquake one year on

The dancer who lost her leg: the Haiti earthquake one year on

In a very moving piece of anniversary journalism, the NY Times investigates citizens from Port au Prince, Haiti, a year after the tragic earthquake killed hundreds of thousands and left over a million people injured, displaced and struggling to survive.

Trade not aid for Haiti

Trade not aid for Haiti

Nearly a year on from the Haiti earthquakes and a cholera epidemic and unrest continue to plague the troubled nation. But the influx of aid has a major negative side for the developing country, writes Nicholas Kristof.

Cholera, vomit and violence: the horror in Haiti

Cholera, vomit and violence: the horror in Haiti

An outbreak of cholera in earthquake-affected Haiti -- with nearly 1000 dead and infection spreading rampantly -- is resulting in violent protests, with protesters claiming a Nepalese UN contingent caused the epidemic.

Haiti six months on

Haiti six months on

Six months after Haiti's devastating earthquake much of its capital city Port-au-Prince remains a wasteland of shanties and slums. Only a tiny fraction of the 1.5 million Haitians displaced by the quake have moved into new homes, writes Deborah Sontag.

PHOTO GALLERY: No peace for deaths in Haiti

PHOTO GALLERY: No peace for deaths in Haiti

Much Haitian history was destroyed by the earthquake, and now a Port-au-Prince cemetery has been demolished to make way for a new bus station, forcing people to dig for their relatives' bones.

PHOTO GALLERY: 70 days after Haiti’s quake

PHOTO GALLERY: 70 days after Haiti’s quake

With 230,000 Haitians killed after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake, this unbelievable photo gallery shows a society still in disbelief and rubble but playing soccer, dominoes and attending church.

Haiti: where the earthquake is only half the problem

Haiti: where the earthquake is only half the problem

Dealing with the aftermath of Haiti's earthquake is no easy affair. Sexual violence is rampant in camps, construction workers are cutting corners to save costs and leadership is scarce, explains Craig McMurtrie.

Istanbul: the next Haiti?

Istanbul: the next Haiti?

Istanbul, a hastily erected city of 10 million people, is at risk of a major earthquake. NY Times examines who would happen if a Haiti-like earthquake were to hit, including a mapt predicting which Istanbul suburbs would suffer the most deaths.