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Egypt's revolution reloaded?
President Morsi's sacking of his defence minister propels the Egyptian revolution into a new, pivotal phase.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2012 18:48 GMT
Egypt's feminists prepare for a long battle
Women in the country say their struggle for equal rights is universal, whether the Islamists or military are in charge.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2012 15:31 GMT
Egypt: The revolution that shame built
Although Bouazizi's self-immolation mobilised a nation, Egyptians would need to exercise a different tactic for change.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2012 07:56 GMT
EU awards Arab Spring activists
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought awarded to five, including Tunisian Mohamed Bouazizi.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2011 16:41 GMT
Internet freedom initiative mere lip service?
The US and EU decry Syria's actions, but remain silent on the threats faced by bloggers in other Middle Eastern nations.
Jillian C. York
Last updated: 03 Nov 2011 14:53 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
Egypt: An incomplete revolution
Egypt's military pardons two activists after public outcry, but thousands still seek justice in face of military trials.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2011 12:06 GMT
Egypt activist charged with inciting violence
Asmaa Mahfouz released from court on bail pending trial for "insulting military rulers and calling for armed operation".
Last updated: 14 Aug 2011 20:19 GMT
The persistent fear base of authoritarianism
Social media sites have become conduits for real political change where censorship is prevalent.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2011 14:58 GMT
Women of the revolution
Egyptian women describe the spirit of Tahrir and their hope that the equality they found there will live on.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2011 12:11 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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