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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
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
Does the Nobel Peace Prize mean anything anymore?
The word 'peace' no longer seems to be an important criteria when judges award the prize.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 18:39 GMT
El Salvador bans 14 match-fixing footballers
Football federation chief confirms life ban for 14 international players in third global football scandal this week.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 00:03 GMT
Nicaragua weighs change in abuse law
Legislators anger activists by agreeing to consider amendment forcing mediation for some crimes against women.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2013 18:02 GMT
Forty years on, much of Allende’s dream has come true
The United States no longer has the same hegemonic stranglehold over countries within Latin America.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 12:48 GMT
Obama's error: Getting beyond the 'smart war' syndrome
Contrary to the president's assumptions, the only smart war is the one you don't fight.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2013 08:39 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.
Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
Nora Lester Murad
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Modernity according to the Islamic State, Boko Haram, the Taliban et al
'Nazis rape Brazil': The World Cup according to Twitter
The slow death of Turkish higher education
A Kadir Yildirim
In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
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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