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US to 'increase pressure' on N Korea
Successful rocket launch of satellite into orbit prompts Washington to seek tighter UN sanctions on Pyongyang.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2012 03:13 GMT
Gore Vidal remembered: 'Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little'
The celebrated author, playwright, politician and commentator was a leader of US literary culture for six decades.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2012 10:12 GMT
Ocean systems in peril
How a warming planet is threatening ocean cycles that fuel our atmosphere, food chain, and weather patterns.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 19:08 GMT
Afghan photographers shoot to glory
A band of photojournalists are winning praise and helping to keep the world's focus on the embattled nation.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 14:50 GMT
'Waterworld' super planet confirmed
Steamy planet is 2.7 times Earth's diameter and could feature exotic phenomena such as "hot ice".
Last updated: 22 Feb 2012 12:22 GMT
World's oceans in peril
Climate change is causing our oceans to become increasingly acidic, threatening to alter life as we know it.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2011 10:28 GMT
'Occupy' protests continue in Washington
Protesters attempt to enter DC museum to oppose drone strikes by US military, while thousands march again in New York.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2011 08:02 GMT
Shuttle retirement fallout hits Florida
An estimated 7,000 workers are losing their jobs as NASA's space shuttle programme comes to an end.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2011 02:25 GMT
Space shuttle makes final touchdown
Discovery lands at Cape Canaveral, capping off a 27-year flying career which saw it spend a full 365 days in orbit.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2011 18:53 GMT
Discovery on final mission to space
Discovery set to blast off for the final time, marking the beginning of the end for the US space shuttle programme.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2011 19:16 GMT
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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.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
What's not a target for Israel?
Iraq's Maliki: Out of favour with Shia allies?
Will there be justice for the crimes committed in Gaza?
The limits of the technical fix
A war to market the Iron Dome
Hello? Is this Israel calling?
In Pictures: Lebanon's land mine survivors
While unexploded land mines still pepper many areas of Lebanon, amputees are rebuilding their lives.
In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
In Pictures: West Bank anger
Deadly clashes erupt as thousands of Palestinians protest against mounting death toll in Gaza.
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