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China may scrap death penalty for nine crimes
Nine offences, including smuggling weapons and counterfeiting money, being considered for reforms to sentencing laws.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2014 06:17 GMT
Guests: War on Terror, War on Muslims?
Empire asks its guests if the global fight against terrorism is eroding the democratic principles it set out to defend.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 14:49 GMT
Uruguayan vote rests on a knife-edge
Party of outgoing President Mujica leading in polls but no party expected to secure enough votes to win in first round.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2014 08:31 GMT
UN readying sanctions against key Yemenis
There is a move to impose sanctions on ex-president Saleh, his son and three Houthi leaders, sources tell Al Jazeera.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 10:29 GMT
Yemen's Southerners see hope in Houthis' rise
Yemen’s southern secessionists will revive plans for independence amid internal divisions and Houthi ascendency.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 11:41 GMT
Mexico vows to arrest mass killing suspects
Federal forces disarm local police and take over security of town, where 43 students went missing on September 26.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2014 23:11 GMT
US Secret Service is broken: How can we fix it?
The problems plaguing the US Secret Service are not recent and they won't be fixed overnight.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2014 09:41 GMT
Hong Kong protesters confronted by rivals
Police struggle to keep peace as scuffles erupt in apparent backlash against sit-in that has brought city to standstill.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2014 11:35 GMT
On books and their destiny
Are older books non-functional relics - merely sights to behold?
Last updated: 03 Oct 2014 09:18 GMT
Hong Kong protests dwindle after talks offer
Demonstrations lose steam after territory's leader refuses to step down but appears to offer an olive branch.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2014 08:49 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
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Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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