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Swiss opposition proposes tougher asylum laws
Swiss People’s Party (SVP) says asylum requests should be limited only to those arriving in Switzerland by plane.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2014 15:17 GMT
Rouhani: Iran-US hostility not set in stone
Iranian leader says ties with US could one day improve but time not right for direct contact with US President Obama.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2014 08:07 GMT
Somalia secures millions in financial aid
Despite corruption allegations against president and his ministers, African country gets $130m aid commitment at UN.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2014 03:55 GMT
Jordan clears Abu Qatada of terror charges
Muslim preacher expected to be freed on Wednesday after he was found not guilty of conspiring to attack tourists.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 12:40 GMT
Fears in Jordan over attacks on ISIL
Some analysts warn of dire repercussions of Jordan's role in fighting ISIL.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2014 13:56 GMT
Iran 'Happy' dancers get suspended sentences
Seven Iranians who appeared in a video singing along to US pop song handed prison terms and lashes, both suspended.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 14:30 GMT
Syrian child workers 'left behind in life'
Forced to work long hours to support their families in Turkey, young Syrian refugees feel robbed of their childhood.
Onur Burcak Belli
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 16:12 GMT
War on Islamic State: No chance without Iran
If Obama thinks he can fight the Islamic State group without Iran's help, he's mistaken.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2014 08:08 GMT
Syria rebels name slain leader's replacement
Ahrar al-Sham appoints Abu Jaber as its new head after top commander Hassan Abboud is killed in Idlib bomb blast.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2014 15:36 GMT
Syria rebel leader killed in bomb attack
Hassan Abboud, the leader of Ahrar al-Sham group, among top commanders killed in bombing at meeting in Idlib.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2014 11:58 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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