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Grief and anxiety greet new Venezuela leader
Supporters grieve death of the charismatic, polarising Hugo Chavez as little-known vice president takes office.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2013 08:17 GMT
Q&A: Petrol politics in Venezuela
Oil has played a key role in fostering Venezuela's "Bolivarian Revolution".
Last updated: 05 Mar 2013 22:35 GMT
'Jewish Home' radicalises Israeli politics
Charismatic young leaders have exploited a religious-nationalist nexus to push a far-right political message.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2013 18:20 GMT
Palestinian-Israeli turnout to hit record low
Voter turnout expected to decrease among Israel's Arab citizens as frustration grows within community.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2013 15:06 GMT
Israel's right rises as peace prospects fade
The decline of the left has hastened "colonial" divisions within Israel's citizenry.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2013 18:38 GMT
Jerusalem voters uninspired by campaigns
Faced with a likely continuation of the status quo in Israeli elections, many voters are unenthusiastic about the poll.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 12:51 GMT
Q&A: Venezuela as a petrol powerhouse
One of the president's main energy advisers details the role of oil in Hugo Chavez's "Bolivarian Revolution".
Last updated: 31 Dec 2012 09:06 GMT
Q&A: Organiser of Doha COP18
Qatar has the world's highest per capita greenhouse gas emissions frustrating environmentalists.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2012 13:06 GMT
Venezuela's Chavez vows 'better' presidency
Leftist president pledges to work with the country's opposition after being re-elected for a fourth term in office.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 21:04 GMT
Chavez savours victory after 'perfect battle'
Venezuelans choose 'El Comandante' with 80 per cent voter turnout, solidifying his revolution's democratic credentials.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 13:42 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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Climate change and the food security dimension
Minority communities and the mighty tweet
French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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