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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
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
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
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