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Obama launches week-long Africa jaunt
Visit aims to allay concerns the US lacks interest in the continent.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 11:11 GMT
Opposition allies vow to end Syria imbalance
US Secretary of State says Friends of Syria group to decide own 'scope and scale' of military aid to rebel fighters.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2013 13:51 GMT
'Friends of Syria' debate arming rebels
Push for peace talks in Geneva also on agenda as foreign ministers from 11 countries begin talks in Qatari capital Doha.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2013 11:08 GMT
Obama's 'Stasi' scandal in German spotlight
Revelations over NSA spying are threatening president's European trip.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 20:18 GMT
Syria and Russia slam US over weapons charge
Claims that government forces used chemical weapons are "fabricated" and will escalate conflict, allies say.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 09:41 GMT
US spy agency seeks criminal probe into leaks
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper accuses media of being "reckless" in revealing monitoring of internet.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2013 03:32 GMT
Assessing Obama's Middle East trip
Marwan Bishara answers three questions on Obama's recent trip to the Middle East.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2013 14:48 GMT
US considers leaving no troops in Afghanistan
White House officials say withdrawing all American soldiers from Afghanistan in December 2014 is an option.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2013 07:02 GMT
Hamas blames Israel for 'delay' of truce deal
Hamas says a Gaza ceasefire agreement is being "held up" by Israelis, who have yet to confirm that a deal is imminent.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2012 02:25 GMT
Obama embarks on post-election trip to Asia
The US president arrives in Thailand as part of a three-country visit that includes Myanmar and Cambodia.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2012 17:12 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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