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People & Power
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11 - 20
SADC hands Mugabe regional recognition
Zimbabwe's leader given rotating chairmanship of 15-member nation bloc a year after he won disputed presidential polls.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 12:31 GMT
Uganda's long-serving leader faces challenge
Opposition moves to push through electoral reform agenda that seeks to unseat Yoweri Museveni after 28 years in power.
Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi
Last updated: 15 Aug 2014 04:05 GMT
Pakistan: Fuse lit for Independence Day fireworks
Tensions rise in Pakistan, as the country braces for protests.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2014 14:59 GMT
Is the concept of human rights non-ideological?
The concept of universal 'human rights' faces huge challenges in a culturally diverse global setting.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 16:05 GMT
Obama's Africa summit: Too little, too late?
The US-Africa summit trails behind Africa engagement initiatives led by other global powers.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 12:24 GMT
Manga and anime: Japan still treating children as sexual objects
Possessing child porn is now illegal in Japan - but depicting children as sexual objects in cartoons or animation isn't.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 11:48 GMT
Botswana in legal battle with foreign inmates
Southern African nation dragged to court by foreign prisoners who say they have been deliberately denied AIDS treatment.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2014 19:24 GMT
Chad withdraws Chinese exploration permits
Government cancels five permits issued to Chinese oil company CNPC in row over $1.2bn fine for environmental violations.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2014 14:42 GMT
Ukraine's displaced facing long ordeal
Ukraine faces a worsening humanitarian crisis with 100,000 people being internally displaced as the conflict rages on.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2014 11:41 GMT
Palestine present more than ever in Latin American politics
Governmental and popular solidarity with Palestine is unprecedented following the latest Israeli invasion of Gaza.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2014 12:09 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Against the odds: Syria's flourishing mediascape
Enrico De Angelis
Indonesia and the Philippines: A tale of two democracies
Richard Javad Heydarian
It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?
Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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