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N Korea: Spies and saboteurs in 'socialist paradise'
N Korea's young, inexperienced and impulsive leader is more afraid of ideological contamination than his father was.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 12:21 GMT
Daily life in North Korea
How exactly has the Kim dynasty kept the people of North Korea so passive and obedient?
Last updated: 21 May 2014 06:11 GMT
Egypt comes full circle: The end of the Arab Spring
The death sentences for 529 defendants in Minya are a step back for democracy in Egypt.
Last updated: 31 Mar 2014 06:30 GMT
Old rivals or regional partners: Russia, Turkey and Crimea
Despite Ankara's instinctive reaction to protect Tatars in Crimea, it's reluctant to damage its relations with Moscow.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2014 09:34 GMT
Crimea Tatars: 'Homeland' at stake
Persecuted Muslim community fears repeat of brutal past as conflict continues over peninsula.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2014 15:31 GMT
Sifting through the chaos of Crimea
Ukraine's autonomous peninsula has become the focal point of new global geopolitical tensions.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2014 20:52 GMT
The paranoia of the superrich and superpowerful
From Pakistan to Mali, Washington's drones and special ops are blindly pushing the process of destabilisation forward.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2013 10:59 GMT
Putin - our president!
The lack of a credible alternative to Putin in the upcoming Russian elections leaves voters 'a choice without a choice'.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2012 09:54 GMT
Hotspots of potential conflict in the geo-energy era
Tensions are rising at potential flashpoints, as new bottlenecks for the flow of energy are identified.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2012 15:23 GMT
Under the growing influence of the 1 per cent, American exceptionalism has become American deceptionalism.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2011 09:57 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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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
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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