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Algeria: Test of power
The story of Algeria's past, present and future - from independence to the Arab Spring and beyond.
Algeria:Test of power
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 13:31 GMT
Algeria's former president dies of cancer
Chadli Bendjedid kick-started the democratisation of government institutions in Algeria at the end of the 1980s.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2012 19:40 GMT
Algerian founding father Ben Bella dead at 95
North African nation declares eight days of mourning for iconic leader of struggle for independence from France.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2012 06:04 GMT
The false anxiety of influence
The revolution in Egypt is a unique historical event, seperate from Iran in 1979 or France in 1789, author says.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2011 17:29 GMT
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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.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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