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FIFA lifts ban on head covers
Players will now be able to wear a hijab or turban during football matches, according to the sport's governing body.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2014 16:28 GMT
Panama Canal expansion halted amid dispute
Work suspended as negotiations between Spanish company leading works and waterway's authority break down over costs.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2014 03:09 GMT
Ronaldo pips Messi to Ballon d'Or award
Portuguese and Real Madrid player claims most prestigious individual prize in football.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2014 19:58 GMT
Ribery keeps his fingers crossed
Ballon d'Or nominee remains hopeful for football's top gong despite tough competition from Messi and Ronaldo.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 14:09 GMT
Qatar under the spotlight for workers' rights
As FIFA meets to discuss plans for the 2022 World Cup, pressure is growing over alleged labour abuses.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 10:32 GMT
Qatar as World Cup host wins backing
Former athelete Sebastian Coe defends FIFA decision to choose Qatar as host nation for 2022 football World Cup.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 07:22 GMT
Swiss scientists harness solar power
Researchers say newly invented technology has unprecedented efficiency in converting sunlight to electricity.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 08:25 GMT
India's sliding economy
As emerging economies like India experience fall in currency and investors' confidence, we ask who is to be blamed.
Counting the Cost
Counting the Cost
Last updated: 24 Aug 2013 08:56 GMT
Swiss town puts curbs on asylum seekers
Asylum seekers not allowed to enter areas such as parks and pools in village near Zurich to avoid "resentment".
Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 11:25 GMT
Candidate Cookson fuming at UCI rule change
UCI presidential candidate Brian Cookson says proposal to change election procedure 'smacks of attempted dictatorship.'
Last updated: 30 Jul 2013 13:17 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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