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Overcoming the culture of silence
Sexual violence persists, as victims struggle to obtain objective justice.
Mary Clark Moschella
Last updated: 04 Apr 2014 13:22 GMT
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
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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.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
Why are Palestinian voices excluded?
The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Putin's Soviet 'therapy' for Crimea
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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