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Indian transgender passes test before exam
Court allows candidate for first time to take key examination as a female, rather than under "third gender" category.
V Prem Shanker
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 10:31 GMT
Blackfish: Highlighting the plight of captive orcas
A new documentary follows the traumatic experiences of captive orcas as they undergo training and long careers in water
Last updated: 25 Oct 2013 08:45 GMT
Are Arabs sexist? The institutions, perhaps, but not the people
Institutions, and not popular beliefs, cause the political and economic inequalities faced by women in the Arab world.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2013 13:57 GMT
Rape culture in the US military
There is a lot of talk but little action when it comes to combating rape in the American military.
Last updated: 14 May 2013 15:42 GMT
Tim DeChristopher speaks out for environmental justice
Climate activist who was convicted of interfering with a public auction that disrupted the sale of oil rights in Utah.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2013 14:05 GMT
Notorious French robber blasts out of prison
Fugitive Redoine Faid still at large after taking several wardens hostage and using explosives to escape Sequedin jail.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2013 23:59 GMT
The great garbage patch of the Pacific
When you can scoop up in our oceans more plastic than biomass, it's time to recognise that we may have a problem.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2013 13:08 GMT
America is not as 'divided' on abortion as you think
Despite claims to the contrary, polls show that Americans from all political parties are overwhelmingly pro-choice.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2013 06:48 GMT
Women threaten to boycott Kenya vote
Activists say gender quotas for parliament need to be enforced ahead of national elections in March.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2013 10:58 GMT
Walmart and Black Friday protests
Protests against Walmart are about a ruthless capitalist system that exploits workers as MNCs post record profits.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 09:26 GMT
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Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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Journalism in Pakistan, a threatened existence
What was Rumi talking about?
Secret justice inside the EU courts
The failure of post-Soviet bloc democratisation
Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Should Finland join NATO?
In Pictures: Tensions bubble in east Ukraine
Pro-Russia separatist fighters refuse to disarm despite an agreement by the US, EU, Russia and Ukraine.
In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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