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ISIL war chest targeted by US
US says ISIL sells oil on the black market and using other illegal ways to access money and expand its operations.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2014 14:18 GMT
Muslim families look after Kolkata synagogues
Muslim caretakers maintain three synagogues in eastern Indian city, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2014 13:34 GMT
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
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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