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Indian children toil in Jaipur gem industry
Exploitation is rampant, child rights activists say, in industry synonymous with glamour and glitter.
Angel L. Martinez
Last updated: 12 Mar 2014 06:51 GMT
Stubbing out Mao's smoky legacy
Starting next year, smoking in public will be illegal in China, meaning an end to 'ashtray diplomacy'.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 10:42 GMT
China 'to reform' controversial labour camps
State media announces reform to labour camps, contradicting earlier reports of removal of the system entirely.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2013 11:49 GMT
Fighting the fire of China's corruption
Artists such as Zhang Bingjian have taken a creative stand against corruption in China.
Rita Alvarez Tudela
Last updated: 07 Jan 2013 07:49 GMT
Profiles: China's new leaders
A prominent reformer and a top female politician were excluded from seven-member politburo standing committee.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2012 06:12 GMT
Communist Party Congress closes in China
A day before unveiling China's new leadership line-up, outgoing President Hu Jintao officially wraps up the congress.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2012 06:13 GMT
Explainer: China's National Congress
The meeting will choose the next generation of leaders at the helm of the world's most populous nation.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2012 06:49 GMT
China begins criminal probe into Bo Xilai
State media says disgraced politicians placed under criminal investigation after being stripped of his legal immunity.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2012 06:42 GMT
Beijing strips Bo Xilai of parliament post
Disgraced official's expulsion follows removal from party positions and opens way for criminal prosecution against him.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 11:59 GMT
China's missing VP fuels online rumour frenzy
Social media ablaze with rumours about why Vice-President Xi Jinping has gone unseen for more than one week.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2012 00:28 GMT
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Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Should Finland join NATO?
On capitalism and coercion
Macondo in mourning
International justice and Rwanda: Has the UN failed again?
Sudan: Failure to talk?
In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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