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Move to challenge S Africa's Zuma fails
Would-be presidential candidate appears to have changed her mind about merger of her party with main opposition group.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 18:28 GMT
S Africa opposition to field black candidate
Mamphela Ramphele, founder of Agang party, becomes Democratic Alliance's first black candidate for presidential post.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 18:25 GMT
Violent protests hit South African city
Cape Town officials point accusing finger at ANC Youth League, which had threatened to make the city "ungovernable".
Last updated: 10 Aug 2012 18:04 GMT
Thousands march as South Africans strike
Unions federation called national strike to demand improved worker rights and end to controversial road tolls scheme.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 19:42 GMT
ANC wins South Africa local polls
After most votes counted, figures show an increase in opposition support despite ruling party victory.
Last updated: 21 May 2011 06:45 GMT
Gains for opposition in S Africa vote
Preliminary results of Wednesday's local body polls show increase in opposition support despite ANC lead.
Last updated: 19 May 2011 16:12 GMT
South Africa's long walk to vote
Fifteen years after first vote, euphoria has made way for more tempered expectations.
Mike Hanna, Johannesburg, South Africa
Last updated: 25 Jan 2010 15:48 GMT
ANC wins South Africa poll
President-elect Zuma misses out on significant two-thirds majority in parliament.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2009 14:51 GMT
Voting ends in South Africa polls
Election expected to propel governing ANC's leader Jacob Zuma to the presidency.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2009 21:46 GMT
Profile: Helen Zille
Leader of South Africa's opposition party and Cape Town mayor challenges ruling ANC.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2009 17:12 GMT
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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.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
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.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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