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Pakistan's Malala wins EU human rights prize
Pakistani teenage activist shot last year by Taliban is awarded EU prize for fighting for girls' rights to education.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 09:43 GMT
Euro MPs nominate Snowden for rights prize
Whistleblower has been of "enormous service" to human rights and to European citizens, Green group of politicians say.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 14:35 GMT
Iranian dissidents win Sakharov Prize
Filmmaker Jafar Panahi and jailed lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh awarded EU prize for human rights and freedom of thought.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 19:38 GMT
Thousands rally against Putin in Moscow
Opposition supporters call for greater freedom and equality in demonstration against Russian president's rule.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 16:08 GMT
Top Cuban dissident 'dies in car crash'
Oswaldo Paya, Sakharov human rights prize winner, was travelling in Granma province at time of accident, activists say.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2012 03:10 GMT
Arab Spring activists win human rights award
Activists, including Tunisian fruit seller whose death sparked uprisings, awarded European parliament's Sakharov Prize.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2011 20:03 GMT
Nobel laureate's wife detained
Liu Xia seeks help via Twitter as China puts her under house arrest after husband's Nobel prize win.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2010 20:26 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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