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Algerians rally around Desert Warriors
Algerians say football is building a sense of national unity, as team heads into round of 16 against Germany.
Djamila Ould Khettab
Last updated: 30 Jun 2014 07:03 GMT
'There will have been no World Cup'
The World Cup has become the focal point of Brazilians' anger over corruption, poverty and social injustice.
Last updated: 30 May 2014 08:45 GMT
Brazil's evicted 'won't celebrate World Cup'
Many of those forced from their homes in preparation for the football tournament are asking: 'World Cup for whom?'
Last updated: 26 May 2014 10:17 GMT
Brazil government rolls back transit hike
Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo agree to suspend increase in public-transport fares, but protesters say they "want more".
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 22:40 GMT
Concerns of overcrowding prisons in Brazil
With a capacity for two thousand and sixty nine inmates, the Porto Alegre prison has twice that number.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2014 08:34 GMT
Further World Cup venue delays expected
FIFA extend deadline for completion of three more venues as Brazilian sports minister says delays are 'not significant'.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 15:19 GMT
The charitable side of tennis stars
The big-hitters of sport who plough much of their high earnings into community fundraising projects.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 13:14 GMT
Rare precipitation coats Chile's Atacama desert, one of the driest regions of the world.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 09:42 GMT
Brazil protesters keep up the pressure
Huge demonstrations ahead of the World Cup in 2014 continue to focus on corruption and governance issues.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2013 12:18 GMT
Protests roil Brazil despite fare rollback
Protesters clash with police even after two biggest cities reverse increase in bus and subway fares.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2013 12:56 GMT
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Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
How it started in Gaza
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
Nora Lester Murad
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Modernity according to the Islamic State, Boko Haram, the Taliban et al
'Nazis rape Brazil': The World Cup according to Twitter
In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
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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