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Voting ends in Romania's presidential runoff
Prime minister is expected to win over a city mayor, and replace Traian Basescu who steps down after 10 years in power.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2014 20:08 GMT
Hundreds jailed for abortion in El Salvador
Abortion has been illegal under all circumstances since 1998 - even in cases of rape - with jail terms of 30 years.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 13:34 GMT
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
Do we have the right attitude towards places of worship?
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 10:52 GMT
Catholic Church criticised for gay U-turn
Pro-gay groups slam Vatican for backtracking over gays and divorcees, despite Pope urging the Church to accept "change".
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 08:55 GMT
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
No seismic shift yet in the Catholic Church but when it comes, expect a tsunami of change.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 08:26 GMT
Vatican eyes sainthood for El Salvador priest
Archbishop Romero, known for his criticism of the ruling junta, was killed in 1980 while leading mass in San Salvador.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 13:23 GMT
Why is Catholicism important in South Korea?
A history of scientific pursuit and democratic activism has set a special place for Catholicism in Korean society.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 12:24 GMT
Tutu backs Israeli-settlement funding boycott
Archbishop who fought apartheid joins global campaign calling on firms profiting from occupation to withdraw funds.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2014 02:12 GMT
Hiding in the shadow of the pastor in Gaza
Gaza's churches provide families with shelter but they remain a possible target for Israel's war machine.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 08:34 GMT
Israel facing new divestment support in US
Human rights and corporate responsibility prompt a US church to divest from companies doing business with Israel.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 07:10 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
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.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Barbarities in Jerusalem and the reasons why
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
Richard Javad Heydarian
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