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'The Act of Killing' and the consequences of forgetting
A new documentary shows that years later, the 'worst mass murders of the 20th century' still rattle Indonesian society.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 13:13 GMT
The silent empire
It's time for us to speak up and protest against what we find unacceptable.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2013 11:39 GMT
Power, privilege and climate change: A tale of two presidents
With less than five percent of the world's population, the US consumes about a quarter of the world's fossil fuels.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2013 11:45 GMT
Ecological crisis and the need to challenge the 20 per cent
The US, home to less than 5 per cent of the world's population, uses almost a quarter of the world's fossil fuel.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 11:17 GMT
Gore Vidal remembered: 'Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little'
The celebrated author, playwright, politician and commentator was a leader of US literary culture for six decades.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2012 10:12 GMT
A tale of two voyages and the global colour line
Why did the media feature the Costa Concordia story for weeks but ignore the sinking of a boat carrying migrants?
Last updated: 24 Feb 2012 15:50 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.
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
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
The slow death of Turkish higher education
A Kadir Yildirim
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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