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Tax exile Depardieu embraces Russia passport
French actor Gerard Depardieu is shown on TV hugging Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has granted him citizenship.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2013 11:16 GMT
Roman v Kremlin
Can an opposition activist in Russia successfully challenge the might of the country's president?
Last updated: 20 Nov 2012 12:10 GMT
Egypt's new Coptic pope enthroned
Pope Tawadros II, 60, was elected after the death of Shenouda III in March - who led the church for 40 years.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2012 21:48 GMT
What role can Copts play in a changing Egypt?
As Egypt's Coptic Christians select a new pope, we ask how the growing role of Islam in politics impacts the minority.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2012 12:34 GMT
Russia Church calls on Pussy Riot to repent
Orthodox Church suggests clemency is possible for the three jailed members of the rock band, if they repent.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2012 16:31 GMT
Ethiopia's new PM sworn into office
Newly elected Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn vowed to maintain legacy of long-time ruler Meles Zenawi.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2012 16:53 GMT
Who is Nakoula Basseley Nakoula?
Enigmatic Egyptian-American fraudster fingered as main producer behind anti-Islam video is currently on probation.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 22:37 GMT
Thousands attend funeral of Ethiopia's leader
World leaders have attended state burial in Addis Ababa of former PM Meles Zenawi, who died suddenly last month.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2012 21:38 GMT
Moscow criticised for Pussy Riot prison term
European nations, US and celebrities slam two-year sentence handed to punk rockers who criticised Russian president.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 12:14 GMT
Russian punk rockers jailed for hooliganism
Court sentences three members of band to two-year jail terms for performing protest song in a church.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 00:34 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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