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Middle East 'ready to host Olympics'
Chief of the Association of National Olympic Committees labels Doha and Dubai as potential cities to hold mega event.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2014 12:03 GMT
IOC wants more Saudi female athletes
Saudia Arabia will not have female athletes at the Asian Games this month but have confirmed presence at Rio 2016.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2014 13:50 GMT
Ghana's talented but ignored inventors
A father and his pilot son in a country with no history of manufacturing are making products that will stun the world.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2014 20:16 GMT
The pedreiro and the master planner
Informal builder Ricardo de Oliviera struggles with the government's plan for the future of Rio's Rocinha favela.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 19:42 GMT
Luis Carlos Toledo: 'The favela is unplanned'
The charismatic architect has worked on favela urbanisation in Rio de Janeiro long before it became fashionable.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 14:16 GMT
Ricardo de Olivera: 'I would drop a bomb'
The informal builder has constructed more than 100 houses in his local community of Rocinha, Brazil's largest favela.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 14:15 GMT
World champions return home
The German team that beat Argentina in the World Cup final returned home in front of thousands of welcoming fans.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 09:52 GMT
Can the World Cup leave a positive legacy?
Despite poor show on the pitch, many Brazilians are proud of how their country organised the event.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 17:33 GMT
Fans await World Cup clash of continents
Germany could be first European team to lift trophy on South American soil when they face Argentina in final in Brazil.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2014 03:44 GMT
Argentina to play Germany in final
The South Americans reach Sunday's final after beating the Netherlands on penalty kicks in the second semi-final.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2014 23:02 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Confidence men and their masquerade
Is Britain only for the rich?
Climate activism: A change in approach?
Scotland and other nation-states that would be
Libya: Let the scramble for oil money begin
Turkey's first ladies and the headscarf controversy
In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
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