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Sudan plays down death sentence for apostasy
Amid global outcry, Sudanese government says pregnant Christian has chance to appeal penalty for changing religion.
Last updated: 17 May 2014 12:31 GMT
Sudan: A misconception of apostasy
Sudan's recent apostasy death sentence is a manifestation of the wrongful use of religion in politics.
Dallia M Abdelmoniem
Last updated: 17 May 2014 11:16 GMT
Sudan woman gets death sentence for apostasy
Judge orders Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag to be hanged for apostasy and given 100 lashes for adultery, prompting protests.
Last updated: 17 May 2014 07:21 GMT
Sudan woman faces death penalty for apostasy
Court gives Mariam Yahya until Thursday to abandon her Christian religion or face death sentence.
Last updated: 15 May 2014 06:37 GMT
UAE mothers divided over breastfeeding law
Debate heats up as UAE considers new law requiring mothers to nurse their children until the age of two.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2014 09:47 GMT
Upsurge in Palestinian 'honour killings'
Rights groups demand new laws to protect women from family violence after a spate of deaths.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 12:43 GMT
Afghan women face increasing abuse
Rise in poverty appears to be correlated with more physical and sexual violence against women.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 12:37 GMT
Afghanistan's populist prince
Country's first president's nephew, and former king's grandson Nadir Naim hopes to serve the nation if he wins at polls.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2013 08:02 GMT
Teenage Syrian refugees wed 'for protection'
Girls as young as 14 are being married off, fearing attacks in the world's second-largest refugee camp.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 07:06 GMT
Freedom of movement: Capoeira in Palestine
Practitioners of the Brazilian martial art hope capoeira gains a foothold in the occupied West Bank.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 16:59 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?
Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza
Netanyahu's miscalculation: Bullish or foolish
South Africa in Edinburgh: The role of post-apartheid art
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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