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Sudan turmoil explodes after fuel price hike
President Omar al-Bashir bowed to IMF austerity demands, and calls are now growing for his departure.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2013 15:17 GMT
US sends two Guantanamo inmates to Algeria
Pentagon says decision to release Nabil Said Hadjarab and Mutia Sadiq Ahmad Sayyab came after comprehensive review.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2013 13:04 GMT
Libya hands death penalty to ex-minister
Misrata judge finds Ahmed Ibrahim, education minister under Gaddafi, guilty of inciting violence during 2011 war.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2013 18:09 GMT
Killings fail to halt Pakistan election
Pakistan's politicians and voters say violence has only spurred them on to engage further in democratic processes.
Last updated: 04 May 2013 15:37 GMT
Pakistan candidate shot dead in Karachi
Three-year-old son of slain Awami National Party candidate dies in hospital after Taliban attack in Karachi.
Central & South Asia
Last updated: 03 May 2013 14:40 GMT
Iraqi cities hit by wave of mosque bombings
Four Shia mosques in Baghdad and one in Kirkuk struck by car bombs, with reports of at least 18 dead and dozens hurt.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2013 15:43 GMT
How Sudan's Bashir survived the Arab Spring
Despite poverty and rising prices activists haven't sparked a movement comparable to what happened in Egypt or Tunisia.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2012 14:48 GMT
Sudan detains anti-government protesters
At least 1,000 people reportedly detained and hundreds injured as police respond to mounting anti-government protests.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2012 20:15 GMT
Extradition and rights of British citizens
More than 100,000 people have signed a petition urging UK officials to stop the removal of Babar Ahmad to the US.
Muhammad Abdul Bari
Last updated: 05 Nov 2011 16:09 GMT
'Police chief killed' in Iraq hostage drama
Security forces retake control of police headquarters after gunmen keep up to 15 people hostage in Anbar province.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2011 11:52 GMT
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In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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