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Market blast kills two in Somali capital
Attack, which also wounded seven, comes after al-Shabab threat to step up attacks during fasting month of Ramadan.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2014 09:07 GMT
'The Square': Egypt's three-year tumult
Oscar-nominated documentary explores the 2011 revolution and its lasting legacy in Egypt.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2014 16:38 GMT
Egyptians' missing Ramadan spirit
Political upheaval and economic malaise have diminished holy month celebrations.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2013 17:44 GMT
Maliki's Iraq: Rape, executions and torture
Iraq is wracked by detentions, torture, and executions, and fingers are pointing at Prime Minister Maliki.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 14:41 GMT
Somali comic who mocked al-Shabab shot dead
Al-Shabab deny killing Warsame Shire Awale, a popular veteran broadcaster known for poking fun at the armed group.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2012 20:11 GMT
Iraq execution spree under the spotlight
Spate of executions, mass detentions and alleged torture raise concerns over country's human rights situation.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 16:23 GMT
Displaced by war, Iraqis mourn lost homes
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis who fled their neighbourhoods now live in squalor with little hope of returning home.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2011 08:27 GMT
Egyptian expats eye upcoming vote
Doubts persist as to whether nationals abroad will get to vote, despite being granted the right for the first time.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2011 11:04 GMT
Security fears as US plans Iraq exit
Some worry violence could return to the streets of Mosul, an ethnic tinderbox, when American forces leave the country.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2011 09:47 GMT
Defiant Gaddafi vows to defeat NATO
In an audio speech broadcast on state television, the Libyan leader said those seeking his ouster "will be defeated".
Last updated: 18 Jun 2011 05:25 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
Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
Ecuador's FM wants transnational corporations held accountable
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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