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CAR and South Sudan dominate African summit
Leaders at two-day African Union summit in Ethiopia focus on the ongoing violence in several of its member states.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2014 12:45 GMT
The Gulf's bright solar-powered future
Sunshine-rich GCC countries are investing billions in solar-powered energy.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 09:29 GMT
The marijuana economy
Could legalising the drug really lead to less crime and more revenue for states and governments?
Counting the Cost
Counting the Cost
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 15:06 GMT
African intellectuals ponder peace prospects
Analysts believe the continent is moving past stereotypes around conflict but governance problems continue.
Al Jazeera staff
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
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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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American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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In Pictures: Childbirth under Israeli attack
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In Pictures: Life returns to Mogadishu
Mogadishu is making a comeback despite years of violence, corruption, greed and death.
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