Central & South Asia
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This month on Al Jazeera
11 - 20
South Africans gather to remember Mandela
Many who were unable to attend the former president's memorial watched the service on television at home.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2013 23:45 GMT
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.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 12:30 GMT
Has democracy lost in Egypt?
Egypt's mass revolts have begun a perpetual cycle of discontent, all of which are a part of the democratic process.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2013 16:47 GMT
Commemorating African independence
Many of the architects of African independence never got a chance to see the fruits of their labour.
Last updated: 25 May 2013 15:07 GMT
South Africa's critical turning point
Corruption and lack of national direction of a post-Mbeki ANC have become the features of the liberation party.
Abdi Ismail Samatar
Last updated: 02 Feb 2013 16:12 GMT
Episode 4: 'The baton has been passed'
As their fellowship comes to an end, we ask if the young Africans have been transformed into great leaders.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2013 11:36 GMT
Locke and unload: Why the NRA doesn't understand rights
It's the exact inability of guns to secure our freedom that establishes the foundation for our civil government.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2012 13:11 GMT
Brazil drug dealers: 'Stop buying crack'
Traffickers say they have stopped selling crack cocaine in two slums, citing destructive behaviour of users.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 14:20 GMT
A possible agenda for transition in Egypt
The most important reform priority and the terrain on which a "new Egypt" will or will not be built is cultural.
Last updated: 23 May 2012 08:31 GMT
Syria has a dream in the spirit of King and Gandhi
Syrians must draw courage, inspiration and intelligent resistance from greats such as Gandhi, King and Mandela.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2012 12:42 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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