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Ghana peacekeepers remember Rwanda's genocide
Without weapons, Ghana's peacekeepers saved many Rwandans through negotiations alone.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2014 10:09 GMT
Zimbabwe's controversial leader turns 90
One-time freedom fighter has ruled Zimbabwe since its independence in 1980.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2014 08:04 GMT
Obama trips on Senegal's democracy
The Senegalese government likely hopes the president's visit will deepen economic cooperation with the United States.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 12:47 GMT
How the US intelligence community came out of the shadows
In the past, US presidents pursued "plausible deniability" when it came to assassination plots, but not anymore.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2012 08:25 GMT
Praying at the Church of St Drone
President Obama's role in the 'kill list' is unprecedented - he can directly bypass checks-and-balances, writes author.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2012 06:07 GMT
DR Congo: Africa's sleeping giant?
Al Jazeera investigates when the African country will wake up from its 'long sleep'.
Africa ... States of Independence
Africa... States of Independence
Last updated: 27 Nov 2011 11:44 GMT
Profile: DR Congo
Ravaged by years of civil war, the mineral-rich DRC remains among the most complex and volatile countries in the world.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2011 03:39 GMT
In search of a great Arab leader?
Forty years after his death, no Arab leader has been able to fill the role left vacant by Gamal Abdel Nasser.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2010 14:33 GMT
DRC marks 50 years of independence
Ceremonies across the country celebrate end of Belgium's colonial rule in 1960.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2010 15:19 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.
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In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
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.
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