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Laos' forgotten opium addicts
Roughly 15,000 people are hooked on the drug, but treatment options are few and rates of relapse are high.
Daniel de Carteret
Last updated: 30 May 2014 12:00 GMT
The information wars
The US government continues its efforts to clamp down on leaks of classified information.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 14:22 GMT
Tackling America's wasteful lifestyle
Nearly a third of all food is thrown out in the United States, at an estimated cost of $161bn a year.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 12:30 GMT
French strike 'kills Mali rebel commander'
Omar Ould Hamaha, known as 'Red Beard' and the subject of a $3m US bounty, reportedly one of 10 fighters killed.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 14:26 GMT
No peace in Afghanistan without tribal participation
Coalition forces' fundamental error was their failure to engage the tribes and reinstate military conscription.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 12:01 GMT
US tribal government eyes coal mine deal
Native American authorities' plan to buy mine from international energy company stirs controversy in Navajo Nation.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2013 13:59 GMT
US announces bounty for African group leaders
Government offers unprecedented $23m reward for heads of ultra-conservative armed groups in West Africa.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2013 03:47 GMT
Top Pakistan Taliban leader 'killed by drone'
Wali ur Rehman, who had a $5m bounty on his head, targeted by US drone in North Waziristan, officials say.
Central & South Asia
Last updated: 30 May 2013 09:08 GMT
An increasingly unchecked surveillance state
The US government extensively monitors its citizens' internet activities, with dangerous effects on personal liberties.
Last updated: 20 May 2013 18:03 GMT
US to provide French air transport in Mali
Hillary Clinton confirms US transport role as West African forces arrive in Bamako to support French and Malian troops.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 03:25 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
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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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