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A tiger roars in the Bay of Bengal
A tropical cyclone is expected to bring life-threatening weather to Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Last updated: 14 May 2013 10:16 GMT
Suu Kyi's desire for oath change jeopardises progress
If it succeeds, this move will cement her party's power; if it fails, the people will pay the price of stalled progress.
William Lloyd George
Last updated: 27 Apr 2012 18:32 GMT
Myanmar opposition prepares for elections
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi running in constituency largely ignored by government.
Last updated: 31 Mar 2012 22:04 GMT
UN: World population reaches seven billion
World body says demographic milestone has now been reached, as communities across the globe honour symbolic newborns.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2011 20:57 GMT
'Democratic' poll cloaks Kazakh autocracy
Presidential 'elections' on April 3 are not expected to be free or fair in the oil rich Central Asian nation.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2011 14:56 GMT
Myanmar struggles in wake of storm
Residents face aftermath of powerful Cyclone Giri, as aid groups warn number of dead could be higher than official toll.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2010 11:22 GMT
Saving the children in Myanmar
Aid worker writes of the dangers facing the youngest victims of cyclone Nargis.
Shaista Aziz, aid worker from Save the Children
Last updated: 05 Jun 2008 17:46 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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