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Nicaragua's 'revolutionary' drug war
Ortega's fixation on getting support for the 'war on drugs' may simply be an attempt to appeal to social conservatives.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 11:10 GMT
Americas summit ends in acrimony
Argentina's Kirchner walks out as summit unravels amid differences between US and Latin America over Cuba and Falklands.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2012 08:45 GMT
Argentina storms out of Americas summit
President Cristina Kirchner and Bolivia's Evo Morales walk out with summit already marred by US scandal and Cuba issue.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2012 19:11 GMT
US scandal and Cuba dominate Americas summit
No final statement expected from Colombia meeting after Latin American nations pressure US to allow Cuban participation.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2012 17:16 GMT
Guatemala proposes legalisation of drugs
President says war on drugs has failed and region must look at ways to regulate production, transit and consumption.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 05:39 GMT
The myth of 'isolated' Iran
Officials in Tehran are welcomed across the global South, despite Washington's claims of international confinement.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2012 12:22 GMT
Ahmadinejad concludes Latin America visit
Iranian president's four-nation tour was seen as an attempt to side-step growing international tensions.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 11:51 GMT
Republicans derail US ambassador to El Salvador
Despite her commendable performance, Mari Carmen Aponte will not be returning to El Salvador as ambassador.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 19:40 GMT
Ortega begins third term aside foreign allies
Nicaragua's leftist ex-rebel president inaugurated at Managua ceremony attended by counterparts from Venezuela and Iran.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2012 05:54 GMT
Leaving Washington's backyard
New Latin American and Caribbean regional bloc reflects Washington's waning presence in the region.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2011 08:48 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
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Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
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Surviving the post-employment economy
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
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.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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