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The tip of the spear: US Special Operations Forces
The rise of SOCOM - to train proxy forces in all the places where US projects its power - is alarming.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2013 09:06 GMT
'News from the South': Bergoglio, Chavez and the sound of silence
The media depictions of the death of the "vocal" Chavez and the rise of the "quiet" Bergoglio are telling.
Lisa Ubelaker Andrade
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 11:58 GMT
Top French lawyer's body found near beach
Olivier Metzner, one of France's best-known lawyers, found dead near his private island in Brittany in apparent suicide.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2013 08:48 GMT
Noriega in hospital over suspected stroke
Jailed former military ruler of Panama taken from his prison cell to a public hospital for treatment.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 10:45 GMT
Defending human rights in Latin America
It was a watershed year for bringing human rights abusers to justice in Latin America.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2012 19:37 GMT
Noriega jailed on return to Panama
Ex-military ruler is jailed on return from France after being extradited to serve sentences for corruption and murder.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2011 09:38 GMT
Profile: Manuel Noriega
Former military ruler of Panama, once an ally of Washington, was toppled in 1989 by US military action.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2011 23:47 GMT
Noriega bound for Panama after 22-year absence
Former military ruler on final leg of journey home from France after being extradited to serve sentences for murder.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2011 20:51 GMT
Noriega one step closer to extradition
Panama foreign ministry cites French court as saying it received US approval to send former president back home.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2011 20:49 GMT
Noriega heads home to Panama from France
Former military leader expected to be re-tried on charges that he ordered killings of political rivals.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2011 09:41 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
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Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
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Identity and Exile
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Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
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In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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