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Middle East 'ready to host Olympics'
Chief of the Association of National Olympic Committees labels Doha and Dubai as potential cities to hold mega event.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2014 12:03 GMT
Give us a break: Guinness Records turns 60
First published in 1955, global authority on record-breaking achievement recently unveiled its 60th anniversary edition.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2014 13:18 GMT
UN alleges 'plot' to steal Somali assets
Report reveals attempts to steal Somali assets abroad, implicating the president and a US law firm.
Malkhadir M. Muhumed
Last updated: 08 Sep 2014 09:03 GMT
Iran diverts plane carrying US citizens
Fly Dubai plane from Bagram to Dubai was told to return to Afghanistan but landed in Bandar Abbas due to a lack of fuel.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2014 23:54 GMT
Hindu Holi festival shows its colours in UK
Traditional spring festival blossoms outside India through fun runs, raves and TV commercials.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 14:28 GMT
Iraq army advances towards rebel-held Tikrit
Government forces launch operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State fighters day after Mosul dam is recaptured.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 16:40 GMT
Kabaddi striving for a global audience
The 900-year-old sport from India vies for global reach as World Kabaddi League takes off in London with great hopes.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 12:24 GMT
Nigerian quarantined in Hong Kong over Ebola
Man tests negative for deadly virus after being admitted to hospital in China amid rising fears over spread of Ebola.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 07:24 GMT
Kenya tourism tanks amid increasing violence
Attacks on tourists have contributed to a steep decline in tourism in Kenya.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 06:15 GMT
US and genocide: Who gets bombed, who gets saved?
Invoking 'genocide' to validate US strikes on the Islamic State group cannot be morally justified after Halabja.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2014 14:29 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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