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Understanding Germany's elections
What's at stake, which parties are running, and what the possible outcomes are in Germany's Bundestag vote.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 20:53 GMT
Merkel pressed over US spying row
German chancellor has urged Washington to disclose the full details of NSA spying in Germany amid calls for patience.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 20:17 GMT
Hungary: Towards the Abyss
Investigating why critics of Hungary's authoritarian government believe it is leading the country towards fascism.
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Last updated: 22 May 2013 14:53 GMT
Social activist Stephane Hessel dies at 95
The French resistance hero, Holocaust survivor and social activist's writing inspired millions around the world.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2013 20:35 GMT
Word order: The internet as the toy with a tin ear
How have communication advancements degraded the way people use languages today?
Lewis H Lapham
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012 17:04 GMT
In search of the 'Islamic menace' in Bolivia
One US congresswoman is convinced that the Iranian government is a danger to Latin American countries such as Bolivia.
Last updated: 29 Feb 2012 13:59 GMT
The meaning of Chernobyl
Twenty-five years on, the Chernobyl disaster has more to do with secrecy than nuclear safety, politician argues.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 12:39 GMT
Ivorian leader warns of 'civil war'
Incumbent president says international pressure on him to resign threatens to push country into civil war.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2010 22:51 GMT
The birth of a new class
How Iran's Revolutionary Guards became the country's political and economic heavyweights.
Morris M Mottale
Last updated: 22 Apr 2010 09:36 GMT
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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.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
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.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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