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Whose version of 'diversity' did the Oscars celebrate?
The US film industry is still controlled by older white men.
Khaled A Beydoun
Last updated: 05 Mar 2014 12:16 GMT
Can American democracy survive its betrayal by the government?
The unbalance among the three branches of government is threatening democracy.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2013 08:36 GMT
It is time to stop mass deportation
Mass deportation and detention is costly and inhumane and the US can save $3.4m a month for 1,000 detainees it releases.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2013 15:57 GMT
Brazil's 'trial of the century'
Thirty-eight defendants are alleged to have laundered money to win votes in Congress.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2012 10:49 GMT
Detaining US citizens: How did we get here?
The US Senate is pushing to give the military the option of indefinitely detaining US citizens without trial.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2011 14:31 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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The new 'robocops' policing the poor
Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
The face that launched a thousand tweets
Mary Jane Baxter
Obama's war and the Mosul variable
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
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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