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Laos' forgotten opium addicts
Roughly 15,000 people are hooked on the drug, but treatment options are few and rates of relapse are high.
Daniel de Carteret
Last updated: 30 May 2014 12:00 GMT
The information wars
The US government continues its efforts to clamp down on leaks of classified information.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 14:22 GMT
Tackling America's wasteful lifestyle
Nearly a third of all food is thrown out in the United States, at an estimated cost of $161bn a year.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 12:30 GMT
French strike 'kills Mali rebel commander'
Omar Ould Hamaha, known as 'Red Beard' and the subject of a $3m US bounty, reportedly one of 10 fighters killed.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 14:26 GMT
No peace in Afghanistan without tribal participation
Coalition forces' fundamental error was their failure to engage the tribes and reinstate military conscription.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 12:01 GMT
US tribal government eyes coal mine deal
Native American authorities' plan to buy mine from international energy company stirs controversy in Navajo Nation.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2013 13:59 GMT
US announces bounty for African group leaders
Government offers unprecedented $23m reward for heads of ultra-conservative armed groups in West Africa.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2013 03:47 GMT
Top Pakistan Taliban leader 'killed by drone'
Wali ur Rehman, who had a $5m bounty on his head, targeted by US drone in North Waziristan, officials say.
Central & South Asia
Last updated: 30 May 2013 09:08 GMT
An increasingly unchecked surveillance state
The US government extensively monitors its citizens' internet activities, with dangerous effects on personal liberties.
Last updated: 20 May 2013 18:03 GMT
US to provide French air transport in Mali
Hillary Clinton confirms US transport role as West African forces arrive in Bamako to support French and Malian troops.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 03:25 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
Against the odds: Syria's flourishing mediascape
Enrico De Angelis
Indonesia and the Philippines: A tale of two democracies
Richard Javad Heydarian
It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?
Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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