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Timeline: Past prisoner swaps
Deal to swap 1,027 Palestinian prisoners for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is eighth such agreement since 1982.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2011 09:36 GMT
Nakba Day during the Arab Spring
Some Palestinian refugees worry that Syria's regime is using their struggle to gain legitimacy during its crackdown.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2011 14:49 GMT
Kidnapped Estonians freed in Lebanon
Seven men, said to be in good health, were abducted while cycling through Bekaa Valley in March.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2011 09:18 GMT
Tensions remain high in Syria
Troops have entered the northern city of Latakia where snipers killed four people just days earlier.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2011 12:29 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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St Louis' sons, taken too soon
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Backing the Kurds will stabilise Iraq
Military injustice: Both US and India 'left in the dark'
Women architects: Building change
The real threat from the Islamic State is to Muslims, not the west
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners
For many former prisoners, life outside of prison is fraught with difficulties, including joblessness and social stigma.
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
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