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China detains prominent human rights lawyer
Pu Zhiqiang detained with authorities wary of any dissent ahead of June's 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 12:53 GMT
The Roundabout Revolutions: When Tahrir goes to Gwangju
Architectural follies revisit historic sites to test the potential of public squares in the global political arena.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2014 06:29 GMT
China marks fifth anniversary of earthquake
One minute-silence observed for 80,000 people, including many children at their schools, who died in Sichuan province.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 20:27 GMT
Cultural diffusion of news: New blood in the American News Media
Rather than shunning it, the United States should welcome Al Jazeera to its local media.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2013 13:21 GMT
China's Ai Weiwei loses tax evasion appeal
Dissident artist loses appeal against $2.4m tax fine, but says court ruling based on "most backward legal system".
Last updated: 27 Sep 2012 09:00 GMT
Chinese court rejects artist Ai Weiwei appeal
Artist says the $2.4m tax evasion charge is part of an intimidation campaign to stop him from criticising government.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 05:09 GMT
Some restrictions on Chinese artist Ai lifted
Authorities end domestic travel restrictions on Ai Weiwei, but dissident artist still barred from leaving the country.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 19:03 GMT
Ai Weiwei designs London pavilion from afar
Chinese artist held under house arrest spent hours on Skype designing building for Serpentine gallery.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 20:30 GMT
China premier calls for political reforms
Wen Jiabao warns of "Cultural Revolution-style" chaos as parliament passes reforms on criminal detentions.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 12:04 GMT
Time names protesters 'Person of the Year'
Magazine honours all the protesters, inspired by the Arab Spring, who took to the streets in 2011 to demand change.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2011 22:06 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.
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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