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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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Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
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An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
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