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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
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
Europe basketball chases American dream
Recent results suggest the gulf between NBA and the Euroleague is narrowing as Europe's season is about to start.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012 14:37 GMT
Do plants have their own form of conciousness?
Although plants may not have the capacity to experience pain, they relate to the world around them in a unique way.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2012 17:34 GMT
The idea of following in the age of Twitter
Users follow topics believing it expresses them somehow, but do they even understand what influences their preferences?
Last updated: 20 May 2012 07:05 GMT
A genealogy of enjoyment
In a hedonistic culture, it is easy to forget that 'enjoyment' was once a rigorously theological concept.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 15:55 GMT
Is Portugal hopeless?
Portuguese must give up their love of fate, stop revelling in misery and self-sacrifice they have come to identify with.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 07:03 GMT
A revolution in botanical nomenclature
Since January 1, botanical terms are to be named in English rather than Latin, changing a centuries old practice.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2012 11:27 GMT
The European Union and the rhetoric of immaturity
The EU's infantalisation and animalisation of individual members is not surprising explains author.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 08:13 GMT
Ultra-orthodox reflection of Israeli politics
Israel's Ultra-Orthodox community, like the government, believes they are exempt from having to justify their behaviour.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2012 13:15 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Putin's Soviet 'therapy' for Crimea
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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