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Thailand: Yet another coup
Thailand's military coup is democracy at the barrel of a gun.
Last updated: 23 May 2014 16:34 GMT
Could the fall of disgraced party leader Bo Xilai lead to a more open society, less hostile to dissident voices?
Last updated: 12 May 2012 13:56 GMT
A new idea of truth
Quality journalism has suffered as the internet allows individuals to select 'truth' based on their prejudices.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2012 07:51 GMT
The US in a 'dangerous state of funk'
Much political rhetoric, and a spate of new books, would have us believe that the US is in a dangerous state of funk.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2012 13:48 GMT
Is the European dream over?
Europe's current crisis stems from a lack of cross-border solidarity or any sense of belonging in the supra-national EU.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2011 13:06 GMT
Obama's Israel problem
What is it about Israel that causes the American president and politicians to be afraid of criticising Israeli policies?
Last updated: 11 Oct 2011 06:24 GMT
The crimes of Ratko Mladic
Difficult questions are raised by the charges against Mladic - genocide or ethnic cleansing? And why does it matter?
Last updated: 01 Jun 2011 09:04 GMT
Japan's political tremors
A potential breakdown of public trust in government officials could lead to widespread regression in democratic reform.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2011 13:40 GMT
Obama gets it right
Obama's seeming inaction over the protests sweeping the Middle East is exactly what he needs to do - that is, nothing.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2011 10:01 GMT
Where are the Islamists?
The West must accept the results of elections if it wants to avoid marginalisation and radicalisation of opposing views.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2011 13:57 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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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