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Little optimism over promised Bahrain reforms
Opposition leaders say the king's proposed constitutional changes will do little to satisfy anti-government protesters.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2012 03:46 GMT
Bahraini king proposes constitutional reforms
Modest restrictions offered on ruler's ability to dissolve parliament and appoint members to the Shura Council.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2012 12:08 GMT
Bahrain calls for UN recognition of Palestine
King's speech to UN also outlines domestic reform program he claims focuses on "the supreme interests of the people".
Last updated: 22 Sep 2011 19:17 GMT
Bahrain frees two former opposition MPs
Move comes amid pro-reform gestures that state-appointed investigator says could lead to release of 150 more detainees.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 21:38 GMT
Bahrain arrests opposition politicians
Two prominent members of the Al Wefaq party held after one of them criticised the government publically.
Last updated: 02 May 2011 22:50 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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