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Gaza comes under fresh Israeli airstrikes
At least seven, including five from one family, killed as Hamas says it will support Palestinian effort to join ICC.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 09:19 GMT
Gaza school year hit by refugee crisis
Thousands displaced by Israel's offensive have taken refuge in schools, delaying the start of the academic year.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2014 14:02 GMT
Kenyans turn to China for brighter future
China's trade with Kenya is encouraging young people to learn Mandarin in the hope it will bring new job opportunities.
Last updated: 09 May 2014 10:27 GMT
Kenya's Maasai elect youngest leader
The Maasai of East Africa recently picked a 20 year-old to join its group of elders and help preserve its culture.
Last updated: 08 May 2014 15:17 GMT
Karzai's ex-foreign minister eyes presidency
Zalmai Rassoul Rassoul has experience to run the country but his ties with current president could hurt his chances.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2014 16:30 GMT
Female Afghan MP braves Taliban threats
In a political landscape dominated by men, Jamila Karimi hopes her anti-corruption campaign will get her re-elected.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2014 10:05 GMT
Madrasas open for girls in Afghanistan
Traditional religious schools open for females with some concerned about the form of Islam being taught.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 12:50 GMT
Uncertain future for Afghanistan's Sikhs
Sikh community says it might be forced to leave country amid increased marginalisation.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 19:18 GMT
Karzai urged to veto bill 'silencing women'
Rights groups say bill silences Afghan women, victims of domestic abuse and forced marriage, while protecting abusers.
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Last updated: 06 Feb 2014 13:24 GMT
US relations with Afghanistan hit new low
Afghan president refuses to sign security pact to keep some US forces in his country until Washington brings peace.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 14:55 GMT
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
In Pictures: Kashmir copes with floods
Volunteers spring up across Srinagar city to help overcome worst flooding in century amid fear of disease outbreak.
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