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Israel to build new tower in East Jerusalem
Nine-storey Jewish seminary to be built in centre of densely-populated Palestinian neighbourhood near Old City.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2014 20:39 GMT
Israel gives permits for 550 settlement homes
City municipality approves plans for hundreds of new homes in three neighbourhoods of occupied East Jerusalem.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2014 16:27 GMT
Israel approves more illegal settlement homes
Government approves 381 new homes near Ramallah, bringing to 2,530 the number of new homes signed off this year.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2014 06:22 GMT
Israel approves new settlements in West Bank
Watchdog organisation warns plan could 'derail' Middle East peace process, as talks remain at an impasse.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2013 11:34 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.
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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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