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Banking on West Bank prosperity
Despite the precarious economic situation, Palestinians are increasingly taking out large loans for luxury items.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2013 17:30 GMT
Slashed welfare stokes ire of UK poor
Hard-hit citizens say benefits overhaul will make struggle for survival even worse for country's jobless.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2013 10:20 GMT
The cost of aid
We ask why aid, instead of liberating people from despair, is leading to less growth, more poverty and spiraling debt.
Counting the Cost
Counting the Cost
Last updated: 16 Feb 2013 14:43 GMT
How Hugo Chavez botched the Arab Spring
If Venezuela had sensible leftist leadership, the country would have pursued a more level-headed approach toward Syria.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2012 09:08 GMT
Study links teen marijuana use to IQ decline
Users who became dependent on the drug before 18 saw later decline, study of 1,000 New Zealand residents claims.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2012 05:16 GMT
'My classmate is a war criminal'
Syrian expatriates in the US recount their impressions of the country's embattled president during his student days.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2012 10:42 GMT
Remembering Woody Guthrie
A century after his birth, the influence of 'the first protest singer' lives on through contemporary music of dissent.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2012 15:09 GMT
Hollywood screenwriter Nora Ephron dies
Oscar-nominated screenwriter, known for comedies "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle" dies aged 71.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2012 02:10 GMT
Cover-up campaign hits Gulf streets
Activists in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates encourage expatriates to dress modestly and respect local culture.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2012 14:34 GMT
Is Yemen on the path to democracy?
As Yemenis vote in an election with just one candidate, we ask if this is an attempt to keep the old regime in power.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2012 09:30 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
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