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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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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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The US Senate and the Armenian genocide
Climate change and the food security dimension
Minority communities and the mighty tweet
French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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