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'Mama Boko Haram' grasps for peace in Nigeria
A lawyer close to the armed group tries to negotiate for peace, and the return of hundreds of abducted girls.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 10:33 GMT
Egypt begins voting in presidential election
More than 53 million people are eligible to vote in the poll, amid opposition calls for nationwide boycott.
Last updated: 26 May 2014 20:47 GMT
Azerbaijan and the burden of democracy
On the arrest of eight young Azerbaijani men and the criminality of filming a 'Harlem Shake' video.
Last updated: 11 May 2014 13:05 GMT
Azerbaijan: Treason and other charades
The arrest of a leading political activist is another sign the oil-rich country is nowhere near democracy.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 10:13 GMT
Edward Djerejian: 'A strong American hand'
The Middle East expert shares his views on the US' role in the peace process and the need for its involvement.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2013 16:22 GMT
Profile: Julia Pierson
First US Secret Service chief and agency veteran lauded by agents and politicians for her dedication and competency.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 03:09 GMT
President Hugo Chavez and race: The shift from avoidance to inclusion
In the wake of the death of the President of Venezuela, an Afro-descendant view on the meaning of Hugo Chavez.
Janvieve Williams Comrie
Last updated: 06 Mar 2013 16:11 GMT
Anti-SCAF Egyptians throng Tahrir Square
Thousands protest in Cairo against military rule as Ahmed Shafik's campaign declares him winner of presidential vote.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 03:14 GMT
Egypt's Salafist party may support moderate
With field of presidential hopefuls now whittled down, support from al-Nour party could make, or break, a candidate.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2012 19:21 GMT
Syrian troops 'ordered to shoot to kill'
Human Rights Watch report accuses dozens of officials and commanders over crackdown, based on defectors' testimonies.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2011 02:37 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
Why are Palestinian voices excluded?
The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Putin's Soviet 'therapy' for Crimea
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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