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UN urges end of US embargo on Cuba
General Assembly overwhelmingly votes for an end of US economic embargo on Cuba, whose FM says it amounts to genocide.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2013 20:56 GMT
Micronesians in Hawaii face uncertain future
COFA Agreements provide US regional control in exchange for limited access to America.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 06:40 GMT
Can shark conservation salvage the blue economy?
As long as there is a continuous demand for shark fin soup, the shark population will remain in danger.
Anna M Clark
Last updated: 24 Mar 2013 14:24 GMT
Partitioning the "two-state solution"
Semantic acceptance of the term 'State of Palestine' is of fundamental importance to the peace process, writes author.
John V. Whitbeck
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 06:40 GMT
Thousands homeless after Philippines typhoon
Nearly 200,000 people homeless, at least 313 dead and hundreds more missing after Typhoon Bopha hits eight provinces.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2012 07:14 GMT
The world has spoken
Despite the nine countries that voted "no" against Palestine in the UN, it is clear the majority of the world disagrees.
John V. Whitbeck
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 16:41 GMT
Palestinians celebrate status upgrade at UN
Overwhelming majority of states vote to give Palestine non-member observer status, despite Israeli and US opposition.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2012 16:04 GMT
Palestinians react to status upgrade
West Bank and Gaza celebrate UN vote, but not everyone is convinced the new status will help Palestine's cause.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2012 14:45 GMT
Local control revives depleted fisheries
Small community-led no-fishing areas are protecting reefs and sustaining marine environments.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 19:34 GMT
Welcoming Palestine to UNESCO
With Palestine getting full membership to the UNESCO, it also serves as a political reminder of its bid for statehood.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2011 14:43 GMT
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As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
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In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
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Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
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