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Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies
Man who led Labor Party to power in 1972 forged ties with communist China but prompted divisive constitutional crisis.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 04:54 GMT
Kissinger's lessons for today's policymakers
Henry Kissinger’s prescription for global woes remains the same - more realism, less idealism.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2014 07:31 GMT
Marijuana Wars - Part One
We investigate attitudes towards legalisation, and ask if the Americas are reaching a tipping point in the war on drugs.
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Last updated: 04 Mar 2014 07:00 GMT
Chinese panda makes US public debut
China has been strategically gifting bears to countries that can help its economy grow since the mid-1960s.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 08:08 GMT
Egypt warms to Russia as US ties cool
Visit by Russian ministers seen as attempt by both countries to assert themselves amid Middle East's power vacuum.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 08:19 GMT
Is it time to end the global war on drugs?
We ask if decriminalisation can help reduce drug abuse and organised crime.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2013 11:33 GMT
Remembering the war in October
Forty years on, we explore the story of what Egyptians call the October War and Israelis the Yom Kippur War of 1973.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2013 16:56 GMT
Peace with Iran could be Obama’s Legacy
The President should take note of Nixon's determination in establishing peaceful relations with an antagonistic nation.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2013 06:57 GMT
Documents show US spied on Martin Luther King
Newly declassified documents show NSA spied on the civil rights icon, boxer Muhammad Ali and other Vietnam war critics.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2013 08:28 GMT
US working poor struggle with housing costs
In some areas around the US capital, some workers earning minimum wage say they can't afford basic housing.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 14:16 GMT
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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.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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