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Mo Farah sparkles at Diamond League meeting
London's Anniversary Games sees plenty of gold medalists in action ahead of Moscow World Championships.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2013 18:06 GMT
Romney struggles to excite rural Iowa voters
In Oskaloosa, a farming town outside of Des Moines, lifelong Republicans dub Romney merely "the lesser of two evils".
Last updated: 06 Nov 2012 19:06 GMT
Women vote could hand Obama victory
Latest polls suggest US president is ahead of his Republican challenger Mitt Romney among female voters.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2012 13:58 GMT
Social issues neglected on US campaign trail
Candidates rarely mention abortion and gay marriage, with swing voters unmoved by such issues.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2012 17:38 GMT
Evangelicals rally warily behind Romney
The white evangelical vote seems solidly behind the once-moderate Republican candidate, but will voters turn out?
Last updated: 16 Oct 2012 21:28 GMT
Race for US presidency takes off in Iowa
State known to ring in election season is now an official battleground.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 12:34 GMT
The Obama administration aggressively prosecutes whistleblowers, but turns a blind eye to politically beneficial leaks.
Peter Van Buren
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 17:20 GMT
Bachmann bows out as Romney wins Iowa
Tea Party favourite drops out of Republican nomination race while Romney secures John McCain's endorsement.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2012 07:32 GMT
Mitt Romney narrowly wins Iowa caucuses
Former Massachusetts governor wins Iowa Republican presidential caucuses by narrow margin over senator Rick Santorum.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2012 05:13 GMT
Occupiers aim to impact Iowa caucuses
Occupy Iowa Caucus activists stage a week of protests to influence locals to take a greater part in their own democracy.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2012 10:17 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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