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New quake shakes 'on red alert' Nicaragua
President raises alert level to red after a 6.6-magnitude earthquake on Friday follows one the day before.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2014 06:25 GMT
6.1-magnitude earthquake shakes Nicaragua
At least 23 injured and three in "delicate condition," officials say, as people run into streets in panic.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2014 03:05 GMT
Ukraine crisis: Will the drumbeat lead to war?
Even without an armed conflict, Russia's Crimean adventure has set it on a course of protracted collision with the West.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2014 06:58 GMT
Country profile: Cuba
The Caribbean island of 11 million is among the last Communist states in the world.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2014 12:21 GMT
Pope Francis appoints his first new cardinals
Almost half of 19 new "princes of the Church" come from non-European countries, in a gesture to developing world.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2014 23:48 GMT
Nicaragua scraps presidential term limits
The reform adopted by the National Assembly allows President Ortega to run for fourth term.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2014 06:51 GMT
Pope names 19 new cardinals
Half of the pope's choices are from outside of Europe, with a shift to poorer and more southern countries.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2014 21:12 GMT
Profile: Red Shirts
A look at Thailand's Red Shirt political movement, which supports ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 07:44 GMT
Brazil and Obama's 'Big Brother syndrome'
US surveillance and arrogance are damaging relations with South America's biggest country.
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Last updated: 07 Oct 2013 15:19 GMT
Don't let Assad sign the Chemical Weapons Convention on Syria's behalf
Allowing Bashar al-Assad to sign an international treaty on behalf of Syria further legitimises his brutal regime.
Joshua Meir Freedman
Last updated: 29 Sep 2013 14:47 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
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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
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Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
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
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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