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The racist nature of the Republican Party's most effective lies
America's media could expose Romney's pattern of pervasive lying, and the racist subtext that runs through much of it.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2012 10:02 GMT
US author Gore Vidal dies at 86
Bestselling author of novels, play and essays was admired as independent thinker on literature, culture and politics.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 07:30 GMT
Liberals must talk about God and country with heart
A growing consensus agrees the GOP is too radical to be taken seriously - this is the time to reclaim the rhetoric.
Last updated: 14 May 2012 15:54 GMT
Misuse of anti-Semitism charge is repulsive
In US politics, conservatives frequently - and falsely - deride political opponents as anti-Semitic.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2012 18:59 GMT
Violence in South Africa
Plus rising oil prices, James Ivory and Gore Vidal on the US elections.
Frost Over the World
Last updated: 31 May 2008 11:27 GMT
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World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
News, features, opinions and picture galleries from the world's largest democracy.
Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
The favelados uprising: The truth about Brazilian protests
Guantanamo's secretive review boards
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