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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
The media frenzy over the women fighting ISIL is bizarre, myopic, orientalist and cheapens an important struggle.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2014 10:20 GMT
Kurds 'repulse ISIL push' in Syria's Kobane
Kurdish fighters endure fourth day of ISIL attempts to take border crossing into Turkey, despite US-led air strikes.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 20:03 GMT
Divided Brazil to vote for next president
Polls show leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves in a tight race ahead of polls on Sunday.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 02:29 GMT
Back to the polls for Brazil's president
Sunday's vote is expected to be one of the most hotly contested presidential elections in the country's history.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2014 11:13 GMT
Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate
President Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves in heated final debate before voters head to polls on Sunday.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2014 06:51 GMT
Water crisis squeezes Sao Paulo state
Record-breaking heat in Brazil leaves some of Sao Paulo state's 44 million residents scrambling for clean water sources.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2014 05:04 GMT
A Syrian town caught between what's right and what's political.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2014 08:38 GMT
North Korea Kim's no-show fuels speculation
After more than a month out of public eye, Kim Jong-un misses major event, but not first time he's been absent.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2014 06:31 GMT
N Korea official admits use of labour camps
Foreign ministry official acknowledges for first time the existence of "reform through labour" camps but denies abuses.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2014 09:43 GMT
Brazil's president to face run-off poll
Incumbent Dilma Rousseff wins 41.5 percent of votes to rival's 33.6 percent, leading to October 26 runoff.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2014 12:53 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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