Central & South Asia
People & Power
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11 - 20
The Middle East's new era of militarisation
Across the region, the number of armed groups are on the rise.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2014 19:38 GMT
Obama vows more strikes on ISIL in Syria
US president says combined operation targeting the armed group in Syria shows the US is not fighting alone.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 11:19 GMT
Syrian army regains control of Halfaya town
Government forces claim to have retaken Halfaya, a key town in Hama, after days of fighting with al-Nusra Front.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2014 16:46 GMT
Against the odds: Syria's flourishing mediascape
Syrian media entrepreneurs have broken the government's monopoly over information.
Enrico De Angelis
Donatella Della Ratta
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 14:12 GMT
Obama admits 'no strategy' on IS in Syria
US president says military options considered but "we don't have a strategy yet", as evidence emerges of IS atrocities.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 03:17 GMT
Islamic State group executes Syrian soldiers
Victims shot and stabbed in the latest brutal mass killing by armed group already accused by UN of war crimes.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 14:54 GMT
Libya air strikes: escalation of proxy war?
The United Arab Emirates is accused of secretly bombing Tripoli with the help of Egypt.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 21:42 GMT
US bombs Islamic State fighters in north Iraq
Air raids come days after murder of US journalist, which group says was revenge for US attacks on its fighters in Iraq.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2014 00:10 GMT
US troops entered Syria to find James Foley
Obama authorised a secret mission to free journalist and other Americans but they were not found, officials say.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 12:58 GMT
Obama vows to fight IS 'cancer' after killing
US president promises "vigilant and relentless" action to bring killers of beheaded journalist James Foley to justice.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 18:09 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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