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On uses and abuses of historical memory
Comparing Russia to Nazi Germany is not only a historical mistake but also immoral abuse of the memory of millions.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 09:17 GMT
Crimea Tatars: 'Homeland' at stake
Persecuted Muslim community fears repeat of brutal past as conflict continues over peninsula.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2014 15:31 GMT
Why the democratic spring lies closer to Iran than to Egypt
Voting for Rouhani as an agent of change, however imperfect, was a more stable option than other alternatives.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 11:14 GMT
Can Rouhani solve 'the Iran nuclear issue'?
"The Iranian nuclear crisis is no crisis at all. It is a fabricated issue," writes Hamid Dabashi.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 11:51 GMT
North Korea celebrates 'Juche 101'
Three East Asia experts explain why Pyongyang is going all-out to honour the centenary of the "eternal president".
Last updated: 10 Apr 2012 14:55 GMT
Newt Gingrich's 'Heart of Darkness'
Behind the smokescreen, Gingrich's true accomplishment is being a master of propaganda.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2011 13:49 GMT
Truth and falsifications in Russia
The numbers indicate that, despite fraud, Russia's election results generally reflect the will of the voters.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2011 07:56 GMT
Tunisia: How the US got it wrong
The events in Tunisia again show how US foreign policy in the Middle East fails to fully understand the region.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2011 15:10 GMT
Winning the war of words
How the oratory of US presidents can shape their nation's global image.
Nick Spicer in Washington DC
Last updated: 04 Jun 2009 18:46 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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The grand failure of Israeli hasbara
The five deadly sins of US foreign policy
Indonesia: Prabowo's last stand
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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