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India's 'balancing act' on Gaza crisis
India's policy of equidistance between Israel and Palestine faces criticism amid mounting death toll in Gaza.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2014 14:03 GMT
The failure of post-Soviet bloc democratisation
How to put post-Soviet republics on track for healthy and sustainable development.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2014 09:32 GMT
Election tourism thrives as India votes
Braving the scorching heat, foreign tourists are visiting the world’s largest democracy to get a taste of its election.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2014 04:22 GMT
Ethiopia: Where conscience is constantly on trial
In Ethiopia, Muslim leaders are facing an unjust trial for crimes they did not commit.
Awol K Allo
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 14:06 GMT
Mahatma Gandhi's grandson joins AAP
Rajmohan Gandhi joins party, stoking speculation that he could be contesting upcoming parliamentary elections.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2014 11:39 GMT
World leaders pay tribute to Mandela
US President Obama calls anti-apartheid icon a "giant of history" as thousands gather for memorial in Johannesburg.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 02:54 GMT
The Mandela legacy
The South African leader found himself compelled to live up to the image that had been built around him while in prison.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 11:24 GMT
Does the Nobel Peace Prize mean anything anymore?
The word 'peace' no longer seems to be an important criteria when judges award the prize.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 18:39 GMT
India's 50 shades of white
In the world's biggest democracy, male politicians love wearing white, a colour associated with austerity and purity.
Sudha G Tilak
Last updated: 02 Apr 2013 11:41 GMT
Can non-Europeans think?
What happens with thinkers who operate outside the European philosophical 'pedigree'?
Last updated: 15 Jan 2013 11:41 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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What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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