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Hanging out at the Koreas' demilitarised zone
The DMZ, infamously seeded with countless land mines, is the most heavily armed strip of land on Earth.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 12:57 GMT
The mysterious fall and rise of the Arab crime novel
Why are gentleman-thieves and murder mysteries making a comeback in Arabic popular fiction?
Marcia Lynx Qualey
Last updated: 28 Sep 2014 07:23 GMT
Vietnam tackles high abortion rates
In Vietnam, 40 percent of all pregnancies are terminated each year, a rate that health officials are hoping to reduce.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 10:36 GMT
Lebanon sceptical of 'save water' effort
Lebanese campaign to save water amid a shortage is unlikely to work without government regulation, experts say.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2014 07:49 GMT
The trap: Cult thinking and conflict in the Middle East
The notion of 'cult behaviour' can explain the persistent cycle of violence in the Middle East.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2014 11:22 GMT
Malaysia Airlines: Anger, fear in Amsterdam
After the shooting-down of flight MH17, relatives ask what the carrier has learned from still-missing MH370.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 09:22 GMT
Iraq prime minister's air power obsession
There is tragic irony when it comes to understanding the use of air power in quelling rebellions in Iraq.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2014 14:46 GMT
Art and the era of 'existential claims'
Can today's artists intervene for the sake of global salvation?
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 09:07 GMT
Analysis: The World Cup's political fallout
If Brazil's games are mismanaged, President Dilma Rousseff could face serious political consequences this autumn.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 06:38 GMT
Israel-Palestine: Europe should atone for its sins
European countries must own up to their responsibilities and help advance a solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict.
John V. Whitbeck
Last updated: 22 May 2014 09:55 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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