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Qatar withdraws from Asian Games in hijab row
Women's basketball team pulls out of tournament after international body refuses to allow team to play wearing hijabs.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2014 13:54 GMT
Afghanistan: Quisling with the Taliban?
The release of five Taliban leaders from Guantanamo raises pertinent questions about the US resolve to 'fight terror'.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 11:26 GMT
No peace in Afghanistan without tribal participation
Coalition forces' fundamental error was their failure to engage the tribes and reinstate military conscription.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 12:01 GMT
Warm welcome for Saudi's first female athlete
Sarah Attar becomes the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in the athletics at the Games after running in 800m.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 12:46 GMT
A different kind of Olympic victory
With all nations featuring female athletes, winning does not always mean celebrating with a gold medal around your neck.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2012 13:23 GMT
Saudi judoka banned from wearing hijab
International Judo Federation bans athlete from competing with Islamic headscarf at London Games.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2012 18:04 GMT
Rethinking US policy on Afghanistan
Where do the protests over Quran-burning leave US policy in Afghanistan?
Last updated: 05 Apr 2011 14:26 GMT
Is 'Afghanisation' possible?
Inside Story looks at the international community's strategy to rebuild the country.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2010 14:32 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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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