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Putin the powerful
Are the recent amnesties an attempt to boost the Russian president's image ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi?
Last updated: 23 Dec 2013 13:14 GMT
Syrian opposition leader urges use of force
Ahmad Jarba says action should be taken under Chapter Seven of the UN charter to stop the war in Syria.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2013 22:55 GMT
Fear of the future in Yemen
As the opposition movement gains momentum, concerns are raised over who or what could take over from president Saleh.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2011 13:01 GMT
Belarus jails hundreds of activists
At least 600 people held in Minsk as police crack down on opposition protesters in the wake of a presidential election.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2010 13:43 GMT
Belarus president re-elected
Amid violent protests and cries of corruption, Alexander Lukashenko wins fourth term in office.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2010 05:54 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
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Can Nigerian youth destroy Boko Haram's caliphate?
Daniel E Agbiboa
Weekly roundup of #AJOpinion readers' comments
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
In Pictures: India's water crisis deepens
As Global Water Week kicks off in Stockholm, world's second most populous city, New Delhi fights for water every day.
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