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US extends embassy closures
State department says 19 embassies in Middle East and Africa would be closed for up to a week "out of caution".
Last updated: 05 Aug 2013 02:36 GMT
Humanitarian disaster unfolds in South Sudan
The governments in South Sudan and Sudan continue to be mired in disputes while a humanitarian crisis looms.
Last updated: 02 May 2013 12:46 GMT
Somalia's political restart
Can yet another attempt to install a strong central government after years of chaos really succeed?
Last updated: 22 Aug 2012 10:15 GMT
Country profile: Ethiopia
The country's economy has grown rapidly in recent years, but Ethiopia faces deep poverty and few political freedoms.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2012 11:02 GMT
Somali inspiration battles against the odds
Al Jazeera's Teresa Krug meets a young Somali Olympian battling to compete in London 2012.
Teresa Krug in Addis Ababa
Last updated: 20 Aug 2012 20:02 GMT
Timeline: Somalia's historic highlights
A brief history of violence in Somalia and its relations with its neighbours.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2012 16:03 GMT
Washington puts its money on proxy war
The US has been training, advising and conducting joint exercises all over the world with "proxy war on its mind".
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 16:36 GMT
Obama's scramble for Africa
US military operations on the continent have accelerated far beyond the more limited actions of the Bush years.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 15:43 GMT
'New' food crisis beckons in Somalia
Aid agency warns that Horn of Africa will slide into another hunger crisis if adequate measures are not taken.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2012 16:21 GMT
The decade of war to come
War, in the form of proxies, drones and special ops, has accelerated around the globe under the Obama administration.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2012 17:11 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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