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Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87
Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Latin America's most famous novelist, dies in Mexico City.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 16:23 GMT
The American South as self and other
Slavery was a global institution, not a Southern one; its legacy, in the form of the Tea Party, is global too.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2013 07:59 GMT
Triumphs and tragedies of US conventions
As the Democratic and Republican conventions convene, Al Jazeera looks at the hits and misses of past gatherings.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2012 18:53 GMT
US author Gore Vidal dies at 86
Bestselling author of novels, play and essays was admired as independent thinker on literature, culture and politics.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 07:30 GMT
The Virtue-less war of the 'Nintendo bomber'
As unbridled use of drones in Afghanistan and Pakistan continues, another casualty of war may be democracy in the US
Muhammad Idrees Ahmad
Last updated: 28 Jun 2011 09:22 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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