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African intellectuals ponder peace prospects
Analysts believe the continent is moving past stereotypes around conflict but governance problems continue.
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Last updated: 13 Nov 2013 05:33 GMT
Morocco recalls Algeria envoy over W Sahara
Rabat accuses Algiers of provocative acts and hostilities with regard to the dispute over Western Sahara.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2013 15:35 GMT
Slavery: A 21st century 'epidemic'
As a report reveals that 30 million people are enslaved, we ask what it will take to end such a lucrative business.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 10:10 GMT
A boost for the terror industry
"Active targeting" in Yemen is causing significant civilian resentment towards the United States, writes author.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2013 14:06 GMT
Low rainfall worries Mauritanian nomads
Farmers in southeast of country, where severe famine hit two years ago, fear another year of severe drought.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2013 12:03 GMT
US extends embassy closures
State department says 19 embassies in Middle East and Africa would be closed for up to a week "out of caution".
Last updated: 05 Aug 2013 02:36 GMT
Malians vote amid threats of violence
Millions set to exercise their ballot to choose new president nearly a year after military coup and subsequent war.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2013 18:50 GMT
A grand project for the next Malian president
In order to complete a political transition and reconcile Malian factions, the presidential election is needed.
Intagrist El Ansari
Last updated: 28 Jul 2013 11:03 GMT
Mali votes: Views from street
As Malians go to the polls, hopes are high the election will bring a better future.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2013 10:46 GMT
Arab Idol: Not just another reality show
The TV show provides a rare public space to resolve nationalism with pan-Arab sentiment.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 16:31 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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The rise and rise of Islamic music
Is Croatia's 'yes' vote tyranny of the majority?
Jewish suffering, Palestinian suffering
Ukraine: A victim of Euro-Russian divide?
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
In Pictures: Troubled paradise of Kashmir
Kashmir's inherent beauty remains undiminished despite years of conflict that has swept the region.
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