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Egypt needs a new social covenant
Egyptians need to negotiate with each other for a new social covenant of mutual acceptance and cohesion.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 07:38 GMT
US shutdown erodes confidence in government
Public approval of the US Congress drops to a record low as the government shut-down continues.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 10:04 GMT
PUI in South Africa: The new initials of desperation
The political transition of the early 90s was not accompanied by a social and economic transformation in South Africa.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2012 05:48 GMT
US army allows uniforms in gay pride parade
US service members are allowed to march in uniform in a gay pride parade for the first time in U.S. history.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 06:58 GMT
Small drop in US jobless to 8.2 per cent
Growth comes at slower pace than expected, keeping door open for central bank to inject more money into ailing economy.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2012 06:02 GMT
Obama's Iran choice
Instead of choosing between war or sanctions, which would be a political lose-lose, the US president should negotiate.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2012 18:10 GMT
Obama backs envoy after Israel remarks
President's opponents called for US envoy to Belgium to be fired over comments linking Israeli actions to anti-Semitism.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 05:01 GMT
9/11's self-inflicted wounds are the worst
Treating the perpetrators of 9/11 as criminals, not warriors, could have radically altered the the last decade.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2011 13:35 GMT
Poll dancing in Cairo
Egyptians generally believe things are looking up after Mubarak, but fears over security and poverty remain.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2011 16:59 GMT
Bin Laden's death boosts Obama's popularity
By acting tough on "security" issues, Obama will have more room to maneuver politically, advancing US soft-power.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 12:54 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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