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Putin sworn in as Russia's president
Vladimir Putin attends glittering Kremlin ceremony a day after police clashed with thousands of protesters in Moscow.
Last updated: 09 May 2012 09:17 GMT
Solving Syria: A path to peace?
Neither violence, sanctions, nor the habitual UN course of action will bring about a viable solution in Syria.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2012 21:02 GMT
El Salvador's brutal civil war: What we still don't know
Twenty years after peace accords were signed, many aspects of El Salvador's long civil war remain murky.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 13:39 GMT
Forget the first anniversary of the Arab Spring
The question is not which countries have and haven't seen dictators fall, but whether the world is entering a new epoch.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 10:58 GMT
Obama's mission accomplished moment?
Obama's 'military-first' policy seems unrealistic on a rapidly destabilising planet facing climate change and recession.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2012 10:47 GMT
What now for Occupy Wall Street?
As the 'Occupy Wall St' protests grow, many wonder about the specific goals of the movement, writes commentator.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2011 12:32 GMT
Technology and inequality
Income disparity is the biggest threat to social stability around the world, and is being exacerbated by globalisation.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2011 09:59 GMT
The future of the Arab uprisings
The US, with its allies, has already begun plans to subvert the Arab Spring to save its own regional hegemony.
Last updated: 18 May 2011 20:41 GMT
France: The hard right goes 'soft'
Sarkozy's recent break with convention may bring legitimacy to France's National Front party.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2011 10:33 GMT
War, debt and democracy
US wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are being financed through foreign debt, rather than tax increases.
Frances Rosenbluth & John Ferejohn
Last updated: 02 Mar 2011 13:06 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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