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N Korea deports detained US veteran
Merrill Newman had been detained for over a month on charges of "hostile acts" against the communist state.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2013 08:48 GMT
US and Syria: The calculus of war
Three questionable justifications and one plausible explanation behind Washington's plans to strike Syria.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2013 07:59 GMT
Assessing Obama's Middle East trip
Marwan Bishara answers three questions on Obama's recent trip to the Middle East.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2013 14:48 GMT
Why gridlock in Washington?
The gridlock in Washington is due to uncompromising Tea Party control over the Republican Party.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 07:18 GMT
Blood sport politics
Both major US parties routinely use their power when they win to redraw electoral districts' lines to favour themselves.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2012 03:30 GMT
Decriminalising drugs in the Western hemisphere
In a break with his past positions, Guatemala's president recently suggested decriminalising illegal drugs.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 10:35 GMT
The personal ties that bind
The Congress-approved free trade deal is expected to bring the leaders of the US and South Korea closer together.
Christopher R Hill
Last updated: 28 Oct 2011 14:18 GMT
Saudi heir buried amid succession questions
King Abdullah among mourners at crown prince's funeral as focus shifts to who ailing monarch will name as his successor.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2011 18:49 GMT
Chinese blogger released into house arrest
Ran Yunfei, who called for Middle East-style uprising in his country, had been held in detention for six months.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2011 14:26 GMT
US resists pressure to boost rebels' support
Although the US isn't withdrawing from the conflict in Libya, it refuses to ramp up its military involvement.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2011 08:59 GMT
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Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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The 'long journey' to Palestine
FARC may have the answer to Colombia's drug woes
Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
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