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The US debt crisis: Mission postponed
As the federal government reopens and world markets breathe a sigh of relief, we look ahead to the next looming crisis.
Counting the Cost
Counting the Cost
Last updated: 19 Oct 2013 07:43 GMT
US government back to work after fiscal deal
Thousands of federal workers return to work across US after 16 days of partial shutdown.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 02:31 GMT
House vote delayed as US debt deadline nears
Fitch Ratings warns it could cut the US sovereign credit rating for failure of political leaders to raise debt ceiling.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2013 09:18 GMT
US no closer to deals on debt and shutdown
Republicans and Democrats fail to reach compromise on government shutdown and raising country's debt ceiling.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2013 00:38 GMT
US Republicans offer temporary debt deal
White House says President Obama held "good meeting" with Republican legislators on resolving budget crisis.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 05:31 GMT
Obama pressures Congress over shutdown
US president asks Congress to end shutdown and lift debt ceiling, warning "we can't make extortion routine" in politics.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2013 03:41 GMT
War was 'devastating to America' - and Iraq
A costly and deadly war, unlike a healthcare overhaul, provides more justification for shutting down the government.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2013 14:58 GMT
Obama cancels Asia trip over US shutdown
US President scraps plans to attend APEC summit as he seeks to break deadlock between Democrats and Republicans.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 05:26 GMT
Obama attacks Republicans over shutdown
US president says crisis would be over in five minutes if Republicans dropped their "obsession" with health-care plan.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 16:07 GMT
Obama and Congress deadlocked over shutdown
No signs of progress after US president meets Congressional leaders to discuss partial shutdown of government.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2013 15:32 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.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
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In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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