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Philippines prepares for historic peace deal
MILF rebels in the Philippines are about to sign a breakthrough peace deal to end the 40-year conflict.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 12:42 GMT
Philippine polls give president solid control
Benigno Aquino becomes first leader to enjoy majority in both Senate and House, since democracy was restored in 1986.
Last updated: 14 May 2013 13:04 GMT
Family affair: Philippine political dynasties
Clans rule 73 out of 80 provinces and with midterm elections on Monday, experts say dynasties are impeding progress.
Last updated: 11 May 2013 11:55 GMT
Rural Thais roar to political forefront
The landslide victory of a young, female leader and her populist campaign could drastically alter the polarised nation.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2011 17:45 GMT
Aquino named Philippine president
Parliament declares son of democracy heroes president after confirming landslide win.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2010 09:05 GMT
Aquino to be Philippine president
Parliament to declare son of democracy heroes president after confirming landslide win.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2010 04:40 GMT
Philippines confirms Aquino win
Benigno "NoyNoy" Aquino declared winner month after presidential election was held.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2010 10:35 GMT
Aquino vows Arroyo graft probe
Outgoing Philippine president appoints new chief justice as polls front-runner vows probe.
Last updated: 12 May 2010 07:21 GMT
Aquino set for Philippines victory
Son of democracy icon heading for presidency as partial results give him a huge lead.
Last updated: 11 May 2010 07:41 GMT
Philippine elections get under way
Son of democracy leaders ahead in opinion polls as 40 million people expected to vote.
Last updated: 10 May 2010 03:48 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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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
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
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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