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Congo rebels fire on UN helicopter
The M23 group, that has threatened to attack UN aircraft, says shots were a warning.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 20:17 GMT
'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
Lampedusa boat-wreck death toll rises
Eighty-three bodies retrieved by Italian coast-guard by nightfall on Sunday from migrant boat accident.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2013 04:55 GMT
Do-it-yourself cartography of the Middle East
The US news media offers blueprints for the dismemberment of the Middle East, writes author.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 18:23 GMT
Scores dead in Nigeria as river boat sinks
Rescue teams searching for bodies after vessel with estimated 150 passengers travelling on Niger River capsizes.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 17:22 GMT
Why diplomacy with Iran is doomed
The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei is convinced the US' aim is regime change, and with good reason too.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 13:44 GMT
The key to unlocking Africa's progressive future
Increasing access to water and sanitation is a basic precursor to wider economic development argues activist.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 12:33 GMT
Is natural resource development a blessing, a 'quick-fix,' or a curse?
The "resource curse" is alive and well in the global south, as natural resource development deepens poverty.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 12:08 GMT
Congo boosts CAR peacekeeping force
Two-hundred troops sent to quell instability in Central African Republic following recent upsurge in violence.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2013 18:37 GMT
UN: defeat forced M23 into talks with Congo
UN chief says Congolese and UN troops beat rebel fighters in clashes, lifting threat of attack against city of Goma.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2013 02:26 GMT
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