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Ledecky breaks another world record
American teenage swimmer improves on her own 1,500m freestyle mark to win fifth gold medal at Pan Pacific championship.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2014 10:29 GMT
Ledecky starts off with two golds
Katie Ledecky leads the US team to a good start in the Pan Pacific swimming championship with 200m and 800m wins.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 14:34 GMT
Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall dies at 89
US actress, a legend of Hollywood's Golden Age who starred in a string of classic films, dies at home in New York.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 03:24 GMT
Vox Pops: Turkey weighs in ahead of election
Turkish voters in Istanbul and Izmir tell Al Jazeera who they will vote for in presidential polls on August 10.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2014 09:59 GMT
Voices from Gaza: Survivors speak out
The ceasefire holds for now, but many in Gaza fear it will be broken unless the Palestinian factions' demands are met.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 13:03 GMT
Cameroon in with a good chance: Lauren
Former Cameroon right-back reckons the current side has the right ingredients to have a good tournament in Brazil.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 16:26 GMT
US court halts execution of death row inmate
Appeals court grants stay on execution of convicted killer in Texas over mental health claims, hours before procedure.
Last updated: 13 May 2014 23:17 GMT
Polls close in South Africa
Around 29 parties jostle for the votes of about 25 million South Africans registered to participate in the polls.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 23:44 GMT
South Africans vote in general election
About 22,000 voting stations open for general election, which ruling ANC is expected to win despite political scandals.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 14:36 GMT
Why aren't South Africa's born frees voting?
As South Africa heads to the polls, many of the country's younger generation are boycotting the vote.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 11:11 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
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
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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