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Uruguay: Yes we cannabis
Small country's move to legalise weed has more than token significance for future of the "war on drugs".
Last updated: 20 Dec 2013 10:00 GMT
US Senate passes two-year budget deal
Measure reducing risk of another government shutdown still requires president's signature.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2013 14:48 GMT
Panel calls for limits on US surveillance
Recommendations include halting the NSA's collection of telephone records and new rules for spying on foreign leaders.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2013 00:30 GMT
Pakistan and US: Hand-in-hand on drone deaths
While publicly condemning US drone attacks on its soil, evidence suggests Pakistani government complicity.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2013 12:05 GMT
Brazil says not considering Snowden asylum
NSA whistleblower says he will collaborate with Brazil on NSA spying probe if the country grants him asylum.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2013 22:11 GMT
Thai politics ruled by 'culture of impunity'
Observers say political division is intensified with the rich and powerful immune to the rule of law.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2013 06:23 GMT
Heirs of anti-apartheid movement rise up
Tactics from South Africa's anti-apartheid movement continue to galvanize a new generation of activists.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2013 14:50 GMT
US mulls sanctions against Ukraine
White House "appalled" by Ukrainian government's crackdown on massive protests at Kiev's Independence Square.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 10:37 GMT
Italian prime minister wins confidence vote
Calling for a "new start", Letta promises major reforms in country grappling with corruption and economic stagnation.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 22:56 GMT
Uruguay's Senate legalises marijuana
Backers of new law celebrate as Uruguay becomes first nation to legalise growing, sale and smoking of marijuana.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 15:24 GMT
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