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Brazil deploys army in Rio slums
Deployment in Rio de Janeiro followed a surge in gang violence, revenge killings, and attacks on police outposts.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2014 05:52 GMT
Marikana: The politics of law and order in post-apartheid South Africa
Liberal colonial occupation and the massacre have never been far apart in history, writes Pillay.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 22:57 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
Exceptions to the democratic rule
Pretending that democracies and authoritarian regimes have nothing in common does no one any favours.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2014 11:04 GMT
Media freedom: Call for global action
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Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 18:31 GMT
Pope Francis appoints his first new cardinals
Almost half of 19 new "princes of the Church" come from non-European countries, in a gesture to developing world.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2014 23:48 GMT
Rio protests turn violent over fare hikes
Hundreds of protesters clash with police in Rio de Janeiro over increased fares for public transport.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2014 18:45 GMT
Rio fare hike protests turn violent
Police and protesters clash in Brazilian city's main train station in a demonstration against a 10-cent bus fare hike.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2014 08:26 GMT
The World Cup and child-sex exploitation
With the World Cup months away, rights groups are warning tourists to stay away from young sex workers.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2014 08:12 GMT
The rise of "ostentation funkers" in Brazil
Hordes of singing, dancing youth are invading shopping malls, scaring shoppers and shop-owners. But what does it mean?
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Last updated: 05 Feb 2014 11:41 GMT
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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.
On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
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Remembering referendums: Tatarstan and Crimea
Overcoming the Arab-Persian divide: On bigotry and racism
Is the EU legitimising Sisi's coup?
Journalism in Pakistan, a threatened existence
What was Rumi talking about?
Secret justice inside the EU courts
In Pictures: The Bees of Bil'in
Women's collective in small Ramallah village view bee farming as a way to learn more about community living.
In Pictures: Tensions bubble in east Ukraine
Pro-Russia separatist fighters refuse to disarm despite an agreement by the US, EU, Russia and Ukraine.
In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild water nationwide fight.
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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