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Marikana: The politics of law and order in post-apartheid South Africa
Liberal colonial occupation and the massacre have never been far apart in history, writes Pillay.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 22:57 GMT
The Egyptian revolution still grinds on
As repression rises and political and economic woes remain unresolved, Egyptian revolutionaries continue the struggle.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2014 14:56 GMT
The Roundabout Revolutions: When Tahrir goes to Gwangju
Architectural follies revisit historic sites to test the potential of public squares in the global political arena.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2014 06:29 GMT
The American South as self and other
Slavery was a global institution, not a Southern one; its legacy, in the form of the Tea Party, is global too.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2013 07:59 GMT
Consenting Muslims in America
The scholar recounts his brief detention and interrogation at JFK airport.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2013 18:16 GMT
The West is a career: Linking Rouhani’s election to US sanctions
Delusional careerists who laud sanctions as the impetus for Rouhani's election in Iran couldn't be more wrong.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2013 15:12 GMT
Ballot wars: The Iranian public strikes back
The Iranian people took the quill from Khamenei's hand and are now attempting to write their own future.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 22:03 GMT
Who will renowned Italian philosopher Vattimo vote for?
Famed Italian philosopher Gianni Vattimo takes issue with both Mario Monti and Silvio Berlusconi.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 16:31 GMT
The lost promise of Barack Obama
A smarter empire is no substitute for a lost republic.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2013 10:11 GMT
The dangerous rebranding of John Brennan
Makeup may help coverup a scar, but it can't erase the history of how the scar was formed.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2013 12:38 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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