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Oldest Buddhist shrine found in Nepal
New research by archaeologists suggests Buddha might have lived two centuries earlier than previously thought.
Central & South Asia
Last updated: 26 Nov 2013 10:04 GMT
US and Israel lose UNESCO voting rights
Both countries stopped paying the UN agency in protest over a 2011 UNESCO decision granting membership to Palestine.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 15:10 GMT
Putin: Foreign rivals trying to weaken Russia
Russian leader accuses foreign rivals of using radical Islam to weaken state a day after blast blamed on Muslim woman.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2013 15:29 GMT
Female suicide bomber blamed for Russia blast
At least six people killed and 30 injured after explosion rocks passenger bus in the southern city of Volgograd.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2013 11:50 GMT
Russia oil rig protesters charged with piracy
Four Greenpeace activists and a journalist may face up to 15 years in prison if found guilty.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 11:16 GMT
Russia's new media mavericks
The story of two Russian bloggers working to expose corruption and challenging the established order.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2013 14:49 GMT
Valentina Tereshkova: 50 years of women in space
The first woman in orbit, a former seamstress, achieved greatness by working her way through the Soviet system.
Amy Shira Teitel
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 15:54 GMT
Afghan archaeology site faces rocky future
Ancient ruins of Mes Aynak threatened by planned Chinese mining project.
Last updated: 20 May 2013 13:08 GMT
Russia's Pussy Riot activist pleas for parole
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, convicted in 2012 for hooliganism, says she has spent "enough time in the prison camp".
Last updated: 26 Apr 2013 10:25 GMT
Russia's online wavemakers
Two brave bloggers risk life and limb to challenge Russia's press restrictions and get their stories told.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2013 10:27 GMT
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World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
News, features, opinions and picture galleries from the world's largest democracy.
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
Guantanamo's secretive review boards
The 'long journey' to Palestine
FARC may have the answer to Colombia's drug woes
Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
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