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North Korea rejects UN report on atrocities
A statement carried by the country's state media channel describes the UN report as "sheer lies".
Last updated: 21 Feb 2014 19:38 GMT
NK leaders accused of crimes against humanity
UN-mandated report says leaders, including Kim Jong-un, complicit in extermination, starvation and slavery of people.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2014 13:16 GMT
N Korea hits out at UN abuses report
State responds to report accusing it torture, rape and murder of political prisoners held inside labour camps.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 12:52 GMT
France says tests from Syria show sarin use
Foreign minister says there is "no doubt" that regime and accomplices used nerve agent, without specifying details.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2013 03:31 GMT
UN points to chemical weapons use in Syria
New report says there is increasing evidence showing limited use of banned weapons by regime forces and rebels.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2013 14:03 GMT
UN dubs wildlife trafficking 'serious crime'
UN reclassifies timber and animal trafficking as a serious organised crime, winning praise from environmentalists.
Carey L Biron
Last updated: 01 May 2013 10:53 GMT
To make media change, be audacious, be bold
It's time to support an array of different women's voices through funding women-owned media.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 11:52 GMT
UN body adopts women's rights declaration
Religious and liberal nations agree, after two-week debate, on document urging end to violence against women and girls.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2013 20:14 GMT
The protest and the predators
If John Brennan is accepted as CIA director, unchecked drone strikes will increase with little-to-no accountability.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 15:15 GMT
Exxon 'loses' Venezuela nationalisation case
World's biggest oil company receives ten per cent of what it demanded in a dispute over the planet's "largest" deposit.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2012 15:08 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
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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