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Bahrain clamps down on citizen media
Five journalists and photographers in the Gulf state were arrested ahead protests on Wednesday, activists said.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2013 14:10 GMT
Bahraini forces arrest opposition activists
Local group says birdshot and tear gas used by security forces to disrupt attempt via social media to stage protest.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2013 18:28 GMT
Bahrain braces for anti-government protests
Police set razor wire and checkpoints outside Shia villages ahead of planned demonstrations.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2013 20:20 GMT
US abortion doctor given life in prison
Kermit Gosnell avoids death penalty for murder of three babies during abortions by agreeing not to appeal conviction.
Last updated: 14 May 2013 23:01 GMT
US abortion doctor found guilty of murder
Kermit Gosnell convicted of first-degree murder of three babies during late-term abortions at his Philadelphia clinic.
Last updated: 13 May 2013 23:01 GMT
Hong Kong port strike enters seventh day
Workers at world's third largest port demand better pay and conditions as company loses out on each day of strike.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2013 11:23 GMT
The divisions in Bahrain football
The national Bahrain football team is suffering as religious and political differences continue to divide the nation.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2013 18:40 GMT
Bahraini police break up protest near Manama
Police use tear gas and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of protesters, days before two-year anniversary of uprising.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2013 08:20 GMT
The Amazon's keepers reach out to the world
Indigenous groups have begun to 'partner' with technology giants to protect endangered cultural customs and ecologies.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 17:19 GMT
Heavy police presence blocks Bahrain protests
Police use tear gas on protesters trying to return to Pearl Roundabout, while clashes rage in outlying villages.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2012 10:53 GMT
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