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Kaliningrad: The last wall in Europe
The current turmoil between Europe and Russia is most felt in a narrow piece of land between Poland and Lithuania.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2014 13:46 GMT
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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'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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