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South Korea gears for cigarette price hike
Move to increase tax by 100 percent marks government attempt to reduce one of the world's highest smoking rates.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2014 20:41 GMT
'Paradigm shift': Palestinians join treaties
Israel has called Palestinian accession to 15 international treaties 'blackmail', but what does the move really mean?
Last updated: 22 Apr 2014 07:27 GMT
Anti-austerity protesters march in Spain
Thousands of protesters from across Spain called for an end to austerity measures amid the country's economic crisis.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2014 00:58 GMT
Erdogan sounds social media ban warning
Turkish PM says YouTube and Facebook among networks in crosshairs as online leaks fan flames of corruption scandal.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2014 10:37 GMT
Acre blast victims rely on neighbours' help
Those affected by a recent explosion at an apartment complex in Israel have received little governmental assistance.
Last updated: 06 Mar 2014 06:33 GMT
Turkey to shut schools in blow to PM rival
The government says the closure of the private schools is part of a larger reform of an "unhealthy" education system.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2014 18:17 GMT
Renzi formally accepts Italy PM post
Centre-left leader says his government will quickly enact economic reforms to get country out of financial difficulties.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2014 19:29 GMT
Mexico teachers clash with police
Thousands march in capital day after bill introducing mandatory teacher evaluations was signed into law.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2013 05:56 GMT
Mexico's teachers protest against new law
Thousands march in capital the day after bill introducing mandatory teacher evaluations is signed into law by president.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2013 19:10 GMT
Teachers protest new Mexico education reform
The new reform will give the government the tools to break teachers unions' near-total control of school staffing.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2013 11:39 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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.
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Iran nuke deal is no bargain
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'Hide your strength, bide your time'
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