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Death penalty debate divides Singapore
Reform of capital punishment laws leaves many questioning the balance of leniency for criminals and justice for victims.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 14:49 GMT
Author jailed over Singapore criticism
British author jailed after court rejects his appeal against prison sentence for criticism of country's judiciary.
Last updated: 27 May 2011 09:42 GMT
Singapore 'Hangman' author released
Writer of book on death penalty out on bail ahead of trial for alleged defamation.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2010 09:32 GMT
Singapore arrests 'Hangman' author
British author of book on death penalty arrested for alleged criminal defamation.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2010 05:20 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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.
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Kenya's fear of liberty
How citizens lead the search for Mexico's disappeared
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