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US looks into police-militarisation claims
Congress to hold hearings on issue after riots that followed African American teen's death in Missouri.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2014 11:53 GMT
California farmers digging to tackle drought
As the worst drought in a century persists in the US state, some farmers are digging for a possible solution.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2014 01:02 GMT
Las Vegas experiences creative boom
Famous for its casinos, the city wants to broaden its image and attract tourists to its contemporary art scene.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 01:48 GMT
Political activists seek refuge in New York
Many human rights activists and political dissidents escape to New York to avoid persecution in their home countries.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2013 19:31 GMT
Filipino-Americans help typhoon victims
Filipinos abroad have sought to trace relatives living in affected areas, and raise funds for their benefit.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2013 18:28 GMT
Obama vows action against California wildfire
US president promises to provide all resources needed to halt one of state's largest wildfires in history.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 10:45 GMT
Firefighters struggle with US wildfires
Huge fires in California reach Yosemite National Park and threaten San Francisco's water and power supplies.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2013 05:22 GMT
Profile: Bo Xilai
Tipped as a future leader, the 62 year old's fall from power has caused a political earthquake in China.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2013 05:08 GMT
Russian activist may pose threat in new bid
Well-known opposition member sets out to become mayor of Khimki, a town close to the capital.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2012 03:55 GMT
Russian fears over WTO membership
Economists predict some locally owned businesses will suffer losses as lower trade barriers boost foreign competition.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2012 12:46 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.
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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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