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The Benghazi link to Tunisia's assassinations
Suspect in killing of two leftist Tunisian politicians was arrested, then released, in US embassy attack.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2013 16:50 GMT
Ansar al-Sharia blamed for Tunisia killings
Prime minister says hardline Salafist movement was behind murder of politicians Chokri Belaid and Mohamed Brahmi.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 16:12 GMT
Tunisia bans Salafist group's meeting
Interior ministry says annual congress would be in violation of law and represents threat to public order.
Last updated: 18 May 2013 12:45 GMT
The perils of identity politics in Tunisia
The outcome of the Tunisian revolution still hangs in the balance.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2013 16:15 GMT
Armed men killed in US drone strike in Yemen
At least five suspected al-Qaeda-linked fighters killed in apparent drone attack on vehicles in Shabwa province.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2012 16:27 GMT
Libyans lament their missing army
Many blame politicians for funnelling money to paramilitary groups at the expense of creating an army and police force.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2012 14:56 GMT
Libyans asked to call off anti-militia rally
Tripoli imam asks worshipers to avoid planned street protests, as pro-Salafist marchers throw grenades in Benghazi.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2012 21:28 GMT
Disbanding Libya's militias
Can Libya's government reign in the band of armed militias that have been holding the nation's security to ransom?
Last updated: 24 Sep 2012 13:14 GMT
Libyans rise up against militias' dominance
Benghazi civilans take action, arguing government failed to rein in ultra-conservative groups such as Ansar al-Sharia.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2012 10:58 GMT
Libyan forces raid militia outposts
Libya's newly-elected president says all militias must come under government authority or disband.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 23:08 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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Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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