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The information wars
The US government continues its efforts to clamp down on leaks of classified information.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 14:22 GMT
Genocide trial of Guatemala ex-leader opens
General Efrain Rios Montt appears in court over killing of almost 1,800 indigenous people during country's civil war.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 09:34 GMT
Pentagon chief says torture not needed
Outgoing US defence secretary Panetta says information on bin Laden could have been got without use of harsh techniques.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2013 09:26 GMT
Former Guatemala leader faces genocide charge
Ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt on trial for the killings of more than 1,750 indigenous people during his 1982-83 rule.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2013 00:19 GMT
Zero Dark Thirty's real collateral damage
The Oscar-nominated film Zero Dark Thirty is misleading at best when it comes to the use of torture.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2013 13:23 GMT
The persecution of John Kiriakou
Techniques that the US hanged men for at Nuremburg and in post-war Japan are now employed and declared lawful.
Peter Van Buren
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 12:35 GMT
Impunity at home, rendition abroad
The modern US urge to torture did not begin on September 12, 2001, but can be traced back to the Cold War.
Alfred W McCoy
Last updated: 17 Aug 2012 13:12 GMT
The Obama administration aggressively prosecutes whistleblowers, but turns a blind eye to politically beneficial leaks.
Peter Van Buren
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 17:20 GMT
Ex-CIA officer defends interrogation tactics
Rodriguez says practices such as waterboarding "justified" in US jails overseas.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2012 17:52 GMT
Spanish PM orders cabinet reshuffle
Zapatero names new foreign minister and deputy while scrapping two ministries in attempt to boost popularity ratings.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2010 16:12 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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