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US encouraged by pledges to fight IS fighters
Kerry says different countries in the Middle East and elsewhere promised to offer military assistance to fight IS group.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2014 15:36 GMT
US senate bill drops assault weapons ban
Proposed ban part of Obama's controversial gun control measures won't be part of bill Senate plans to debate next month.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 15:19 GMT
Obama draft immigration plan draws criticism
Republicans and Democrats, sceptical over leaked draft bill, push for the US president to wait for bipartisan support.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2013 07:24 GMT
Obama appoints new chief of staff
President Obama names longtime foreign policy aide Denis McDonough to the post, one of several high-level appointments.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2013 11:43 GMT
The Arab Spring: Anatomy of a tipping point
Foreign intervention is a significant factor in shaping the next phase of the Arab Spring, scholars argue.
Leila Hudson and Matt Flannes
Last updated: 01 Sep 2011 10:38 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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