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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
The politics of Bongo Bongo Land
The seeming ignorance displayed by some European Parliament members tells us all we need to know about their character.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2013 17:44 GMT
Niall Ferguson does a Romney
Keynes did not provoke the crisis we are living in - unchained capitalist speculation did, writes Barcia.
Last updated: 09 May 2013 11:49 GMT
Open access: Stakes are high at the debates over the future of scholarship
Publishers and academics should look into how to spread the costs and make research outputs more accessible to everybody
Last updated: 05 Dec 2012 20:15 GMT
Pandora or Peru: Resisting the mining multinationals
Gold mining companies are often accused of manipulating local politics and ignoring the interests of local communities.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2012 10:02 GMT
If only Miliband were alive
The world needs to get rid of neo-liberalism and regulate capitalism, which could be the cure to the economic struggle.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2012 14:54 GMT
Che Guevara statue spurs controversy in Ireland
An Irish city's plan to erect a monument to the revolutionary icon has piqued conservatives.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2012 17:31 GMT
'The Pope will visit Cuba - so what?'
The pope's visit to Cuba comes as its government strengthens diplomatic ties with the Vatican.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 13:43 GMT
Arizona and Chile: Concealing history in the classroom
Truth is being hidden from students, while racism against Mexican Americans is growing.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2012 16:30 GMT
Cuba's slow path to the future
Raul Castro's reforms include the right to buy and sell private property, but so far there has been no migratory reform.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2012 18:18 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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