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Japan's unwanted election: Why now?
With polls predicting an easy win for PM Abe and his party, some view Sunday's vote as a move to solidify power.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2014 12:15 GMT
Did Coltrane say 'Allah Supreme'?
Fifty years after John Coltrane's death, the debate about the religious nature of his music rages on.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2014 07:07 GMT
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 11:45 GMT
Noura Erakat: 'Part of the problem'
Human rights lawyer and activist, Erakat explains the benefits the US will have from creation of a Palestinian state.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 10:40 GMT
Japan central bank moves to boost economy
Bank of Japan doubles inflation target as PM Shinzo Abe's government pushes for plan to kick-start struggling economy.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2013 07:33 GMT
US presidential candidates cool on warming
Though polls show more Americans believe the planet is warming, the issue is seldom discussed on campaign trail.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2012 17:08 GMT
Cancer by the numbers
Policies for cancer screening should be based off of facts, not anecdotes and touching stories.
John Allen Paulos
Last updated: 03 May 2012 13:46 GMT
Japan: Lives under pressure
With its nuclear crisis deemed on par with Chernobyl, Japan is dealing with multiple emergencies.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2011 15:05 GMT
A show of force
Inside Story looks at the growing tensions in the Korean peninsula.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2010 12:18 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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