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Marvel Comics debuts female Muslim superhero
16-year-old Muslim-American girl Kamala Khan can lengthen her arms and legs and change shape.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2013 13:04 GMT
Ugandan Women Mean Business
A look at the lives of three businesswomen vying for the prestigious title of Female Entrepreneur of the Year.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 14:59 GMT
US jails bank bomb-plotter for 30 years
Bangladeshi man apologises before his sentencing for plan to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2013 16:37 GMT
California warns prisoners over hunger strike
Officials say inmates protesting against solitary confinement could face disciplinary action.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2013 06:37 GMT
Guatemala court overturns genocide conviction
Top court rules that the trial of former military ruler Efrain Rios Montt restart to solve several appeal issues.
Last updated: 21 May 2013 10:10 GMT
Guatemalans hail historic genocide verdict
Ex-military ruler convicted of orchestrating massacres of indigenous Ixil people during 1960 to 1996 civil war.
Last updated: 11 May 2013 09:19 GMT
UK critics of ex-PM Thatcher rally in London
Hundreds of former coal miners and other opponents of Margaret Thatcher gather to "celebrate" ex-leader's recent death.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2013 01:24 GMT
How Thatcher began life and rose to the top
Timeline on the life of former British prime minister, who died at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke.
Hasan Salim Patel
Last updated: 08 Apr 2013 14:44 GMT
Guatemala ready for genocide trial
Efrain Rios Montt, the country's former military ruler, faces charges in a landmark case.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2013 15:44 GMT
A blow for women's sport
The IOC's decision to cut Olympic wrestling delivers a symbolic and material blow to female athletes everywhere.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2013 10:49 GMT
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World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In pictures: China's village of salt
Nuodeng enjoyed centuries of prosperity thanks to its wealth of salt, which is still a major source of income today.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Prawer Plan buries the two state solution
Hamba kahle, Madiba
Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
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