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Bloodshed corrodes support for Boko Haram
Nigeria's Boko Haram, which once enjoyed strong support in parts of country's north, finds itself increasingly isolated.
Last updated: 25 May 2014 09:09 GMT
Pope appeals for release of Syrian bishops
The appeal comes after a Christian group retracted its claim that the clerics had been freed.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2013 05:12 GMT
Kidnapped Syrian bishops 'remain captured'
Sources say two priests still missing despite claims of release, while fears mount for country's Christian community.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 12:08 GMT
Will Nigeria violence spiral out of control?
We ask if Boko Haram is to be blamed for renewed sectarian violence in the wake of more killings in the country's north.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 08:47 GMT
Nigeria cities in lockdown after deadly riots
Soldiers and police patrol empty streets of Kaduna and Damaturu after days of violence left at least 100 people dead.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 18:25 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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