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Is 'Peshmerga chic' offensive?
Female Peshmerga have genuinely inspired people, offering an alternative image of Muslim women to mainstream media.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2014 09:10 GMT
Freezing out Fukushima's radioactive water
Japanese engineers face mammoth task of dealing with contaminated water from the nuclear plant disaster.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2014 10:09 GMT
Vettel’s life in the slow lane
Formula One’s four-time world champion is battling for scraps this season instead of topping the tables.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2014 11:26 GMT
N Korea official admits use of labour camps
Foreign ministry official acknowledges for first time the existence of "reform through labour" camps but denies abuses.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2014 09:43 GMT
Blue LED inventors win physics Nobel
Sweden honours two Japanese and one American scientists for the invention of energy-saving blue light-emitting diodes.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2014 17:55 GMT
IMF lowers global economic forecast
Fund sets timid forecasts due to Ukraine-Russia crisis, Middle East strife and Ebola outbreak.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2014 17:02 GMT
The battle of ideas on China's peripheries
The events in Hong Kong are not isolated; they are part of a larger movement against Beijing's rising assertiveness.
Richard Javad Heydarian
Last updated: 07 Oct 2014 12:22 GMT
Deadly Typhoon Phanfone lashes Japan
At least six people dead or missing after winds of up to 180 kilometres per hour strike several cities, including Tokyo.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2014 13:36 GMT
Hamilton takes the chequered flag
Mercedes driver extends championship lead over teammate Rosberg with a win in a rain-affected Japanese GP.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2014 13:32 GMT
China finish top of the table in Incheon
Break 150 gold-medal mark on the final day of the Asian Games; South Korea finish second with 79 gold medals.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2014 07:44 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
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