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Iraq's Shia divided over new PM nomination
Haider al-Ibadi's nomination has created tension in Baghdad, as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said he won't step aside.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 09:31 GMT
Kurds decide on new Iraqi president
Fouad Massoum, a member of the PUK, succeeds Jalal Talabani as Iraq's president after weeks of wrangling between Kurds.
Mohammed A Salih
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 12:57 GMT
Iraq's political impasse persists
Iraqi leaders are set to choose a new parliament speaker, but deep-seated divisions remain unresolved.
Mohammed A Salih
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 11:12 GMT
Activists urge China to abolish 'black jails'
China still uses labour camps to silence democracy activists and others it considers malcontents.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 10:37 GMT
Hong Kong lawyers protest China 'meddling'
An estiminated 1,700 lawyers join march calling on China to preserve the former colony's judicial independence.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 07:20 GMT
Sunni rebels seize more towns in Iraq
Fighters led by ISIL capture more territory as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki comes under growing pressure.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 08:56 GMT
Should Poland celebrate a quarter century of democracy?
What Poland has and has not achieved since the fall of communism.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2014 13:39 GMT
Egypt: Hearts and minds betrayed
The resumption of US military aid to Egypt comes at a time when the country is moving away from the democracy path.
Last updated: 09 May 2014 10:41 GMT
Can harsh sentences bring stability?
Egyptian judiciary stands accused of being a tool used by the military to crackdown on anti-coup activists.
Last updated: 03 May 2014 19:08 GMT
Q&A: Iraq elections explained
Iraqi analyst Zaid al-Ali explains the political and security context within which residents will cast their votes.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 10:04 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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A Caledonian utopia or a nation divided?
Turkish 'genocide' film: An epic too late?
In Pictures: Kashmir copes with floods
Volunteers spring up across Srinagar city to help overcome worst flooding in century amid fear of disease outbreak.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
In Pictures: Floods ravage Pakistan
Al Jazeera visits Multan in Pakistan which has been inundated with floodwaters affecting more than 2.2 million people.
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