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The fate of multiculturalism in France
The unprecedented electoral success of the far-right shows the resonance of extremist and nationalist discourses.
Last updated: 05 May 2012 14:55 GMT
Kony 2012: A humanitarian illusion
The viral video campaign may have reached tens of millions of people, but its message is simplistic and misleading.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 11:32 GMT
The martyrdom of elephants: A sad tale of greed
A recent mass slaughter of elephants shows Cameroon's government is woefully unequipped to deal with poachers.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 11:20 GMT
Unspoken history: The last genocide of the 20th century
Despite evidence to the contrary, France still completely denies involvement in two of Africa's 20th century genocides.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2012 18:41 GMT
Gulf of Guinea leaders buy their credibility
African leaders are funding expensive PR campaigns on foreign soil in order to ensure international support.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2011 11:45 GMT
Cote d'Ivoire: The forgotten war?
Hundreds have been killed and thousands displaced, but the crisis has garnered little international attention.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2011 18:49 GMT
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World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In pictures: China's village of salt
Nuodeng enjoyed centuries of prosperity thanks to its wealth of salt, which is still a major source of income today.
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.
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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Prawer Plan buries the two state solution
Hamba kahle, Madiba
Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
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