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Judge rejects Gitmo warden's al-Qaeda fears
Al Jazeera marks victory for transparency after US judge orders Guantanamo warden's statement unsealed.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2013 15:15 GMT
Gitmo warden details fear of attack on base
In response to a legal filing by Al Jazeera, the US government argues for continued secrecy.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2013 16:20 GMT
Al-Qaeda might attack Guantanamo, claims US
Government lawyers seemingly unknowingly release information they say should remain secret.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2013 09:33 GMT
Guantanamo genital searches to continue
Court allows 'religiously and culturally abhorrent' practice after Obama administration appeal
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 11:12 GMT
US to resume Guantanamo genital searches
Court overturns full body inspections ban and gives government time to appeal against original ruling.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2013 12:59 GMT
US orders Iran to pay for 1983 Lebanon attack
Federal judge in Washington rules Tehran should pay $813m in damages to families of US soldiers killed in Beirut blast.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 09:48 GMT
US court lifts stem cell research ban
Court ruling means government funding can now be used for embryonic stem cell research, handing huge victory to Obama.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2011 09:10 GMT
Court allows US stem cell funding
Appeals court ends ban on federal funding for stem cell research pending the outcome of a legality challenge.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2010 03:03 GMT
US lifts stem cell funding ban
Appeals court temporarily allows funding for research into human embryonic stem cells.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2010 19:09 GMT
Obama to appeal stem cell ruling
US government to file for lifting of temporary ban on federal research funding.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2010 01:49 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.
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No escape for civilians in Syria
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Jerusalem: Don't call it a religious conflict
The US-China emissions deal likely meaningless
The death of international development
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