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Who cares for Chicago's children?
Mass school closures in the US' third-largest city will disrupt students' lives and put their safety at risk.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2013 15:39 GMT
Chicago teachers vote to end strike
Public school classes to resume on Wednesday after what Mayor Rahm Emanuel calls an "honest compromise" with union.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2012 10:35 GMT
US teachers strike for second day in Chicago
Tens of thousands of teachers and their supporters return to streets as walkout becomes issue in presidential election.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 16:25 GMT
Should US schools be run like businesses?
Increased private sector involvement in US education is raising questions over the future of the public school system.
Inside Story US 2012
Inside Story: US 2012
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 15:19 GMT
Chicago school teachers go on strike
Action by 29,000 teachers demanding better pay set to affect the third-largest school district in the US.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2012 13:20 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: 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.
News, features, opinions and picture galleries from the world's largest democracy.
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
Guantanamo's secretive review boards
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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