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May Day: US workers' struggle, then and now
A bloody assault on striking coal miners 100 years ago helped shape the fight for workers' rights in the US.
Last updated: 01 May 2014 14:24 GMT
Somalis yearn for a musical renaissance
Known for its musicians before the 1991 civil war, Somali performers say insecurity still dampens cultural pursuit.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2014 13:43 GMT
Third party politics' rare victory in US city
A socialist was elected to Seattle's city council, but candidates from minor parties face strong headwinds nationwide.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2014 08:30 GMT
Thousands of US flights cancelled due to cold
Brunt of the 4,400 cancelations felt in areas such as Chicago, Minneapolis and Cleveland.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2014 09:18 GMT
A new deal for Somalia: How can it work?
The author serves up a five step plan to help achieve the goals set forth at the Brussels conference on Somalia.
Abdi Ismail Samatar
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 09:52 GMT
The landscape of Wall Street’s creative destruction
Needing more than community rehab and tepid financial regulations, the victims of the financial crisis suffer painfully.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 12:23 GMT
Storms in US leave thousands without power
Sheltering women killed in South Dakota and more than 200,000 homes and businesses in upper Midwest left without power.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2013 12:26 GMT
A March blizzard in bloom
A winter storm is promising to bring destructive weather to almost half of the US.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2013 11:26 GMT
The American lockdown state
The US has become a nation not of laws but of legal memos, not of legality but of legalisms.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 13:25 GMT
Iranian students abroad feel sanctions pinch
Students in the US say banks are shutting down their accounts, a practice mandated by international sanctions.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2013 01:11 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
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