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A game-changer in eastern Lebanon
The capture of Syrian rebel leader Abu Ahmad al-Jumaa has provoked clashes between rebel forces and the Lebanese army.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2014 12:53 GMT
Guatemala: The Maya
Many Mayans complain of feeling like foreigners in their own land - a sentiment compounded by the dominance of Spanish.
Living the Language
Living the Language
Last updated: 17 Jul 2014 19:05 GMT
Activists urge China to abolish 'black jails'
China still uses labour camps to silence democracy activists and others it considers malcontents.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 10:37 GMT
Iraqi Kurdish oil tanker anchors off Israel
Despite objections from Baghdad, a shipment of oil has been unloaded in Israel but final destination is a mystery.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2014 12:08 GMT
Maya Angelou: 'Her greatest stories were true'
Her poetry of self inspired the oppressed across the world to believe that they could reveal their personal experience.
Last updated: 29 May 2014 09:56 GMT
US mourns author and activist Maya Angelou
President Obama describes Maya Angelou as a "brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman".
Last updated: 28 May 2014 19:59 GMT
China detains prominent human rights lawyer
Pu Zhiqiang detained with authorities wary of any dissent ahead of June's 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 12:53 GMT
Lebanon marks civil war anniversary
As Lebanon marks 39 years since the start of the country's civil war, many feel that sectarian divides still run deep.
Moe Ali Nayel
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 11:32 GMT
Venezuelan beauty queen shot dead by robbers
Former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear and British ex-husband murdered and daughter wounded in attack on broken-down car.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2014 03:57 GMT
Tackling sexual violence through art
On anniversary of gang-rape and murder of Delhi student, we take a look at artists who are trying to help the cause.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2013 17:59 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.
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The grand failure of Israeli hasbara
The five deadly sins of US foreign policy
Indonesia: Prabowo's last stand
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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