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Are India's Muslims a minority?
Minister in Hindu nationalist BJP government says Muslims are not minority causing controversy on status of community.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2014 12:33 GMT
Manifestos and Indian elections
The choice between the AAP, the BJP and the Congress is far from a real substantial choice.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2014 08:09 GMT
El-Sisi's reign of terror and the propaganda of 'fascism'
Discourses about the legitimacy of the interim government continue to obscure the reality on the ground, writes scholar.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 15:19 GMT
Bin Laden’s killing: national sovereignty as notional fraud
Was the US-led operation that killed Osama Bin Laden a violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty?
Last updated: 18 Jul 2013 14:04 GMT
Scholar Irfan Ahmad argues that the Egyptian military staged a coup d'etat that has set democracy back in the nation.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2013 12:31 GMT
Legitimising the killings in the name of 'just war'
War on terror has not only 'legitimised' the killing of millions, but has also silenced a fair discussion about them.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 17:18 GMT
How the war on terror is a war of terror
States such as Israel which today "portray themselves" as fighting terrorism were in some ways "born out of terror".
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 12:05 GMT
How the West de-democratised the Middle East
Rather than promote democracy in the Middle East, the West has a long history of doing the exact opposite.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2012 15:47 GMT
The (in)visible in Indian terrorism
Indian Muslims are often accused of terrorist links, but in many cases it is Muslims themselves who are terrorised.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2011 17:46 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
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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.
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