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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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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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