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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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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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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