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Paris: A city of heights?
You may be able to convince Londoners that a flashy new tower in the city is a good thing - but not Parisians.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2014 13:09 GMT
Muslim families look after Kolkata synagogues
Muslim caretakers maintain three synagogues in eastern Indian city, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2014 13:34 GMT
Assam rues India's stand on World War II road
Assam officials upset that WWII-era Stillwell Road won't be used in transnational highway linking four Asian nations.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 08:38 GMT
India: Row over 'mainstreaming' tribes
India election candidates in the Andaman Islands kick up row by promising to 'modernise' primitive tribes.
Last updated: 04 May 2014 09:26 GMT
Smuggling of China-made weapons in focus
Bangladesh a preferred transit point to smuggle in arms into India and Nepal, as highlighted by recent court verdict.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 12:14 GMT
India's sizzling food business
Fuelled by innovation and huge investment, the food service industry has mushroomed into a $12bn behemoth.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2014 09:10 GMT
India's ultimate populist
Mamata Banerjee loves doling out largesse at public functions, adding to the burden of an already debt-laden treasury.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2013 01:42 GMT
Does the Nobel Peace Prize mean anything anymore?
The word 'peace' no longer seems to be an important criteria when judges award the prize.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 18:39 GMT
Afghan mujahideen 'owe Kashmir a debt'
A senior Kashmiri independence fighter tells Al Jazeera he would welcome the 'help' of the Taliban.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 20:07 GMT
A Widow's Penance
We explore the daily battles of India's widows as they face restrictions on inheritance, remarriage and social welfare.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 07:21 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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