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Solving Syria's chemical threat
Russia and the US have agreed on a plan to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons, but is full disarmament possible?
Last updated: 15 Sep 2013 13:00 GMT
US debate rages over Afghan withdrawal
A growing chorus of Democrats and Republicans are pushing to have 15,000 soldiers withdrawn soon, rather than 3,000.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2011 15:29 GMT
Lasting peace in Afghanistan?
We ask if local tribal leaders hold the key to lasting peace in the war-torn nation.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2011 10:46 GMT
Talking to the Taliban
As the US changes strategies in Afghanistan, will it take a new and controversial direction?
Last updated: 08 Feb 2010 10:25 GMT
The former US senior civilian representative in Afghanistan on what he thinks of the war.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2009 09:37 GMT
US official resigns over Afghan war
Official cites loss of confidence in war aims as US forces suffer deadliest month so far.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2009 01:56 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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