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From Brazil to Tunisia, Palestinians call for their revolution
The World Social Forum marks a renewed commitment to the Palestinian cause.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2013 17:26 GMT
Tunisia World Social Forum to blast austerity
Activists say global finance undermines democracy as participants meet to discuss economic and social problems.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2013 08:06 GMT
Brazil club fire blamed on 'outdoor flares'
Police say band's cheap flares ignited flammable ceiling and starting an uncontrollable blaze with toxic smoke.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2013 13:20 GMT
Mourners call for justice after Brazil fire
As families bid farewell to their loved ones, investigators have turned to whether key evidence has been hidden.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2013 20:11 GMT
Detentions over deadly Brazil nightclub fire
Club owner and two band members among four held in connection with the death of 231 people in Santa Maria.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2013 14:22 GMT
Brazil in mourning after deadly fire
President declares three-day national mourning period and cancels countdown celebrations to 2014 World Cup.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2013 12:16 GMT
Investigation under way in Brazil club fire
President declares three-day national mourning period following death of at least 230 people in town of Santa Maria.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2013 11:40 GMT
Fluminense win fourth Brazilian title
Rio de Janeiro side take unassailable lead with three games remaining in Brasileiro Serie A after win against Palmeiras.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2012 13:32 GMT
Women candidates to the fore at Brazil ballot
More women are contesting local elections than before amid steps for bringing about gender equality in political life.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2012 09:11 GMT
Female candidates bid to shake up Brazil poll
Women make up 52 per cent of voters but only 12 per cent of political seats go to female candidates.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2012 21:08 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
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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
Israel's dissenting voices get lost in the war echo chamber
Good torture, bad torture
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
Nora Lester Murad
Riada Asimovic Akyol
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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