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Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Is this an opportune moment for Eurasian powers to tackle the festering Nagorno-Karabakh conflict?
Diba Nigar Goksel
Last updated: 22 Apr 2014 11:27 GMT
'Self-defence' forces in Ukraine plan to stay
Despite the Geneva deal, anti-government protesters in Ukraine's eastern regions don't intend to leave any time soon.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2014 13:57 GMT
Golden Dawn and the rise of the far right in Europe
The post-2008 financial crisis is fuelling the rise of 'Eurosceptic' parties in countries run by unelected technocrats.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2014 12:46 GMT
US rejects visa for Iran's UN envoy
Tehran dismisses US decision to deny visa to diplomat over his links to 1979 hostage crisis.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2014 11:36 GMT
What happened to Gaza's Apollo statue?
A precious statue vanished after its discovery in Gaza last summer and many suspect it is now a hostage to politics
Last updated: 08 Apr 2014 14:41 GMT
An account of cashless Kurds
Money is merely an idea. In the absence of commodity-pegged money, society has the ability to devise its own solutions.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2014 07:28 GMT
Syria tops the world as source of refugees
Syria, Russia and Afghanistan have the highest numbers of people fleeing their homelands, and most choose Europe.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 13:09 GMT
Li Na shocked in Indian Wells semis
Flavia Pennetta upsets world number two to join Agnieszka Radwanska in the final of BNP Paribas Open
Last updated: 15 Mar 2014 08:14 GMT
US sues 16 banks for rigging Libor rate
Some of the world's largest banks are accused of conspiring to keep a key global interest rate low to enrich themselves.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2014 05:57 GMT
China activist dies from illness in detention
Supporters of Cao Shunli, 52, who had engaged in peaceful activism, says she was denied medical attention.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 18:00 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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Climate change and the food security dimension
Minority communities and the mighty tweet
French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
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
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
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.
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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