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India's Congress unveils poll manifesto
Party promises homes and healthcare for all ahead of upcoming general elections beginning on April 7.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2014 10:21 GMT
Mandela mystique clings to Soweto streets
In areas of Johannesburg where Mandela forged his political career, his presence was strong but not always enough.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2013 23:21 GMT
Parties file no-confidence motion over Zuma
Eight opposition parties cite weakening economy and judiciary as basis for vote over South African president's rule.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2012 21:22 GMT
Yemen's Saleh authorises power transfer talks
Decree gives vice-president authority to sign and implement a GCC-sponsored plan to end the months-long crisis.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 16:15 GMT
'Hundreds of thousands' protest in Yemen
Pro-democracy rallies held in several cities as ruling party seeks Saleh's go-ahead for holding talks with opposition.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2011 17:08 GMT
Background: Saleh's eroding support
Yemen's president seems to be losing support among the northern tribes, currently his major power base.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2011 02:56 GMT
South Africa's hopes 20 years on
Apartheid has come and gone, but many still suffer from poverty and lack of services.
Haru Mutasa in Cape Town, South Africa
Last updated: 12 Feb 2010 02:47 GMT
South Africa's long walk to vote
Fifteen years after first vote, euphoria has made way for more tempered expectations.
Mike Hanna, Johannesburg, South Africa
Last updated: 25 Jan 2010 15:48 GMT
South Africa's new political party
How much of a challenge will COPE pose to the ruling ANC?
Last updated: 16 Dec 2008 09:17 GMT
S Africa court clears ANC faction
Court rules breakaway faction of governing party can use name it has chosen.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2008 18:42 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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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
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
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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