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Eritrea president targeted by new Swedish law
Swedish law firm reports Isaias Afewerki and several ministers to the police for crimes against humanity.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2014 13:02 GMT
South Africa's rugby mercenaries
The last Heineken Cup has finished and the nation that contributed perhaps most to the final will receive no plaudits.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2014 07:33 GMT
Fourth trade unionist killed in Marikana
Motives unclear for murder of man linked to ruling ANC-allied trade union, NUM, in latest violence in platinum belt.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 20:43 GMT
Seeds of suicide and slavery versus seeds of life and freedom
Contrary to its claims, Monsanto's monopoly on seeds in India are the root cause behind the sharp increase in suicides.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2013 19:43 GMT
'Special circumstances' save gambling sailor
The IOC give Peter O'Leary a warning rather than a suspension after he bet on outcome of event at 2008 Beijing Games.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2012 21:16 GMT
Jamaica's Bolt races into Olympic history
Sprinter Usain Bolt becomes only man to win and retain both 100m and 200m men's titles in consecutive Olympic Games.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2012 08:01 GMT
Swaziland government workers demand more pay
Thousands of teachers and other public servants on strike, demanding a raise of 4.5 per cent.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2012 16:20 GMT
A new Ridley Scott movie 'has all the ingredients of a cosmic epic', examining the nature of humanity and the universe.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 11:47 GMT
The seed emergency: The threat to food and democracy
Patenting seeds has led to a farming and food crisis - and huge profits for US biotechnology corporations.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2012 17:26 GMT
Peru halts mine project after protesters shot
Government cancels Canadian-owned silver mine in southern highlands after four killed in demonstration against project.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2011 05:05 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Barbarities in Jerusalem and the reasons why
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
Richard Javad Heydarian
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