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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
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
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