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Is Google facing an existential threat?
The internet giant may lose the 'social' e-war it is waging, especially as it faces anti-trust suits on many fronts.
Last updated: 04 May 2012 16:43 GMT
US lawmakers legalise indefinite detention
A new US law declares the world a battlefield, making virtually anyone vulnerable to indefinite military detention.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2011 08:20 GMT
Saving lives - and billions - in Afghanistan
The Merkley amendment to withdraw troops will save American lives and money - and it's in line with public opinion.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2011 17:34 GMT
Voting wars heat up in the US
Maine and Mississippi go to the polls on Tuesday to cast ballots on controversial voting laws.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2011 14:27 GMT
Finding love in the wrong places
With Barack Obama heading towards his first Mid-term as president, concerns are developing among his core constituents.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2010 06:54 GMT
US Democrats get key senate seat
Delayed election result could help Barack Obama push through his agenda in congress.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2009 02:07 GMT
US Democrat granted senate seat
Minnesota's supreme court upholds election of Al Franken to the US upper house.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2009 20:41 GMT
Fox drops free speech lawsuit
Tabloid TV channel Fox News has dropped its lawsuit against a satirist, a publisher and a book which pokes fun at the network and its famous presenter Bill O'Reilly.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2003 23:07 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
Greece: The murky moat of fortress Europe
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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