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Memorial dedicated to US civil rights leader
Obama salutes Martin Luther King Jr and his commitment to equality, justice and peaceful resistance.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2011 19:40 GMT
America's towering man of peace
Memorial honours Martin Luther King Jr, more than 40 years after the death of the civil-rights movement leader.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2011 14:16 GMT
NASA craft sends images of giant asteroid
New images may aid future missions when astronauts attempt to land on asteroids in the next decade.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2011 18:20 GMT
Bipartisan talks on US debt to continue
Bipartisan group to continue working on a deal to avert a looming debt default.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2011 23:59 GMT
Analysis: US debt talks stalemate
Politicians divided over how to avoid what is being described as a catastrophic event for the economy - debt default.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2011 20:30 GMT
Obama seeks 'biggest deal possible' on debt
US president and congressional leaders to hold talks aimed at averting a debt default as August 2 deadline looms.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2011 17:19 GMT
Battle rages on for strategic Libyan town
Rebel forces fail to take oil town of Brega after a fourth straight day of fighting, despite overnight air strikes.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2011 02:59 GMT
US weddings halted by poor economy
Many postpone a walk down the aisle in hopes of doing it when financial climate improves.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2010 10:01 GMT
US sets deadline over BP oil spill
Washington gives energy giant 72 hours to come up with improved oil-containment plans.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2010 18:37 GMT
New BP device 'capturing oil'
Minor success in halting spill as US president calls impact on Gulf "brutally unfair".
Last updated: 07 Jun 2010 17:37 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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