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Fifty years after the sixties
It was an era of political and cultural turbulence, but how much can today's activists learn from it?
Last updated: 17 Nov 2010 11:54 GMT
World pledges $10.5bn for Afghanistan
Nearly 70 nations and international bodies have pledged $10.5 billion (€8.75bn) to help Afghanistan fight poverty, improve security and crack down on the drug trade.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2006 20:07 GMT
UK, Jordan appoint extradition monitor
Jordan and Britain have assigned to an independent rights organisation the task of monitoring suspects detained in line with an extradition agreement, following allegations that deportees could be subject to torture.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2005 13:40 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
Back for more: The US and Iraq
The new 'robocops' policing the poor
Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
The face that launched a thousand tweets
Mary Jane Baxter
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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