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China's 'soft power' offensive in Taiwan
Has China learned that threatening Taiwan may not be the best way to achieve unification?
Last updated: 04 Feb 2012 10:48 GMT
Incumbent president wins Taiwan election
Ma Ying-jeou seals second term in office, securing more than 50 per cent of votes and promising closer ties with China.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 21:37 GMT
Taiwan votes for a new president
Vote pits China-friendly incumbent against rival wary of Beijing, in closely watched election.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 08:54 GMT
Taiwan readies for tight presidential vote
Campaigning ends ahead of Saturday poll pitting China-friendly incumbent against rival wary of closer ties with Beijing.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 20:05 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
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: Nelson Mandela's legacy
Al Jazeera showcases the life of Nelson Mandela
In Pictures: Mandela's life
The South African leader rose from rural obscurity to become one of the world's most respected and loved figures.
In Pictures: Remembering Nelson Mandela
Former South African President Nelson Mandela dies peacefully at his Johannesburg home. He was 95.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Here is why deconstructing Zionism is important
Yemen's response to brazen attacks inadequate
South Africa after Mandela
Mandela: Speaking truth to power
Khaled A Beydoun
Is Greece leading the way to a new European crisis?
International attitude towards Gaza: management by crisis
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