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Libya's NTC sets date for power transfer
Handover comes amid heightened insecurity and violent incidents that lead Red Cross to suspend part of its activities.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2012 01:07 GMT
UN declares famine in parts of Somalia
United Nations says 3.7 million people "now in crisis" and more than 10 million affected by worst drought in decades.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2011 07:28 GMT
UN to declare famine in parts of Somalia
The world body has so far described the Horn of Africa drought as an emergency, one level short of a famine.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2011 18:08 GMT
Aid group seeks access to Syrian civilians
Amid a persistent military campaign, head of International Red Cross to visit Syria for talks on expanding aid effort.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2011 17:02 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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