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Pope prays for peace at separation wall
Pope makes symbolic, unscheduled stop in Bethlehem, and invites Israeli and Palestinian leaders to the Vatican.
Last updated: 25 May 2014 19:28 GMT
Pope visits Holy Land amid tensions
Trip comes at a time of stalled peace talks and an increase in anti-Christian 'price tag' attacks by Jewish groups.
Last updated: 25 May 2014 12:07 GMT
Back to the future: Cloning human stem cells
Will a new scientific achievement to produce human stem cells eventually lead to human cloning?
Last updated: 17 May 2013 17:01 GMT
New gene therapy births 'designer baby' fears
UK regulators pave the way for scientists to create babies with cellular material from three people to prevent disease.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2013 08:29 GMT
Making the 2012 heat wave matter
Summer 2012 has broken thousands of records in the US, bringing misery and suffering to millions.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2012 11:22 GMT
Fertility treatment gets UK green light
Technique meant to prevent life-threatening diseases from being passed on, may lead to three-parent families.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2012 23:39 GMT
The scourge of 'peak oil'
When demand for oil consistently surpasses supply, experts warn that our lives will look "very differently".
Last updated: 25 Jul 2011 13:21 GMT
WikiLeaks: A battle to 'carve up' the Arctic
Resource wars are possible as global warming melts polar ice - opening new areas to oil exploitation, cables indicate.
Last updated: 21 May 2011 15:27 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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