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US lifts key high-tech sanctions against Iran
Move seen as bid to counter government's plan to crackdown on social media in lead-up to next month's presidential poll.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 21:25 GMT
US imposes new sanctions on Iran
Latest measures aim to choke off Tehran's oil income, and it also targets Iranian media organisations and Cyber Police.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2013 02:36 GMT
Defected Syria PM says regime near collapse
In first public remarks, Riad Hijab says he was "powerless" to stop violence and urges leaders to join the opposition.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 21:22 GMT
US adds new Iran oil targets to sanction list
Tehran's main tanker firm identified to undermine attempts to use renamed, disguised vessels to evade sanctions.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2012 03:15 GMT
Executions reported in Syria
UN mission chief "deeply disturbed" by discovery of 13 bodies in eastern province, amid fresh diplomatic expulsions.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 09:06 GMT
Documents expose NYPD 'mosque crawlers'
New documents expose breadth of controversial New York surveillance programme targeting Muslims across state lines.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2012 21:50 GMT
US sanctions target three Syrian officials
Foreign minister among those hit by new measure amid continuing security crackdown on protesters.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2011 03:35 GMT
New York becomes the Occupied Territories
As the US security state grows and civil rights and liberties erode, Osama bin Laden gets the last laugh.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2011 11:00 GMT
Will the US default?
As politicians debate lifting the US debt ceiling, we ask what it would mean if the world's biggest economy defaults.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2011 09:13 GMT
Libya 'ready' to discuss reforms
Information minister says the people will decide their own future, calling Gaddafi a "safety valve" for unity in Libya.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2011 04:53 GMT
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Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
Back for more: The US and Iraq
The new 'robocops' policing the poor
Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
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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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