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Media freedom: Call for global action
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Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 18:31 GMT
Mauritania’s big football plans
Slowly climbing up the FIFA rankings, Mauritania's 'Mourabitounes' are seeing a rise in investment in domestic football.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2013 21:27 GMT
Arab Maghreb Union launches investment bank
Bank with $100m of capital will finance infrastructure projects in Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morroco and Tunisia.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2013 12:00 GMT
Mauritania president welcomed home by crowds
President Aziz returned after five weeks in France for medical treatment following a friendly-fire shooting accident.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 08:27 GMT
Wounded Mauritania president flown to Paris
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz makes televised appeal for calm after soldiers allegedly open fire on his convoy by mistake.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2012 16:34 GMT
Can ex-spy chief get a fair trial in Libya?
Abdullah al-Senussi is wanted in Libya and by the international community, we ask who should have the right to try him.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2012 09:50 GMT
Gaddafi's ex-spy to be questioned in Libya
Libyan authorities set to question Abdullah Senussi day after he was extradited from Mauritania.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2012 10:11 GMT
Mauritania deports Gaddafi spy chief to Libya
Abdullah al-Senussi, one of the most feared members of Gaddafi's regime, extradited to Libya, local media reports.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2012 21:33 GMT
Mali Tuareg maintain independence claims
Mali's interim government still struggling to battle Islamist rebels who have taken control of the north.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 11:00 GMT
Stand-off in Northern Mali
Two groups wage a bitter fight for control over the West African nation.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2012 11:02 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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