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Notes from an Egyptian hunger striker
Ten years later, I am 150 pounds lighter and I am sitting in an underground Egyptian dungeon.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2014 12:08 GMT
Hindu right rewriting Indian textbooks
Books by Hindu nationalists merging myth with reality proliferate in PM Modi's home state of Gujarat.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 11:29 GMT
Aid worker stricken with Ebola arrives in US
Doctor Kent Brantly, the country's first Ebola patient, taken to a state-of-the-art hospital isolation unit in Georgia.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2014 03:56 GMT
Vaccination workers under fire
Anti-Western sentiment threatens to reverse progress made in polio vaccination roll-outs in Karachi.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 08:02 GMT
Brunei adopts 'phase one' of Islamic law
Sultan launches new penal code that will eventually include stoning, amputation and flogging as punishments.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 05:43 GMT
Sharing the scars of Syria's war
Nestled in the Qalamoun mountains on the border with Lebanon, Flita is at the centre of a decisive battle.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 19:13 GMT
Israel: Divide-and-conquer in Nazareth?
Christian and Muslim communities accuse government of trying to divide them along sectarian lines.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2014 16:25 GMT
'Living in hell'
A former resident of the Colony describes a childhood of sexual and physical abuse.
Al Jazeera Correspondent
Last updated: 15 Dec 2013 09:29 GMT
Deadly clashes in Cairo as Egyptians rally
Thousands of demonstrators hit streets of Cairo, Port Said and Alexandria calling for President Morsi's resignation.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2013 02:35 GMT
Pussy Riot punks compare trial to Stalin-era
Russian band, on trial for insulting President Putin, equates hearings with tribunals used by Soviet dictator Stalin.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 07:12 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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