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Rare meteor shower to illuminate Americas
Previously unseen and "potentially spectacular" shower of falling stars to be visible over United States and Canada.
Last updated: 23 May 2014 23:09 GMT
Did climate change cause Typhoon Haiyan?
Filipino officials say global warming was responsible for the storm, but many scientists say it's too early to tell.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2013 12:50 GMT
Texas carries out 500th execution
Black woman put to death by lethal injection in US state for 1997 murder of retired college professor.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 08:05 GMT
Wernher von Braun: History's most controversial figure?
Pivotal to the history of spaceflight, von Braun's Nazi past makes him incredibly difficult to talk about.
Amy Shira Teitel
Last updated: 03 May 2013 08:36 GMT
Texas executes Mexican despite Obama appeal
US supreme court allows state to execute Humberto Leal Garcia despite misconduct petitions from the US and Mexico.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2011 06:35 GMT
Lethal injection treads murky ethical waters
Overseas suppliers of ST, a key drug used for lethal injections, stop shipments because of ethical questions.
Last updated: 08 May 2011 08:25 GMT
G8 makes 'cautious' aid pledge
Summit allots $5bn for Africa before G20 meets on contentious economic issues.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2010 15:24 GMT
Canada's brewing 'insurgency'
Canada's native communities may use the G20 summit to draw attention to their plight.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2010 13:11 GMT
Group speak at the summit
Some of the comments heard inside and outside the G8 and G20 summit in Toronto.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2010 02:48 GMT
Deaths in US university shootings
Police hold female suspect in custody for deadly shootings at university.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2010 00:22 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
Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
Ecuador's FM wants transnational corporations held accountable
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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