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A history of aviation mysteries
Flight MH370 is not the first aircraft to vanish. It has happened before. Some are recovered, others never seen again.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2014 14:07 GMT
McDonald's takes a bite out of Vietnam
The Big Mac's arrival signals another move by the communist country to open up to Western-style capitalism.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2014 13:33 GMT
Vietnam army general Giap dies at 102
Legendary general Vo Nguyen Giap was known for scripting Vietnam's victory in wars against France and US.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 16:01 GMT
Hey, hey LBJ - why have you come back today?
When faced with the possibility of a reactionary conservative White House, radicals may vote for a 'less bad' liberal.
Last updated: 12 May 2012 19:59 GMT
The road map to the Afghan endgame
Some Taliban may set up an office in Doha, but will all Americans actually leave Kabul?
Last updated: 07 Jan 2012 11:23 GMT
The West's self-licking ice cream cones
Self-licking ice cream cones are entities that serve no purpose except to sustain themselves.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2011 09:09 GMT
The Tet Offensive's parallels to Afghanistan
The United States should learn from mistakes it made during the Vietnam War and withdraw from Afghanistan.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2011 20:03 GMT
The tragedy of imperial retreat
When the US withdraws from Afghanistan, don't expect much help for the people it leaves behind.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2011 17:16 GMT
On the mend? America comes to its senses
The messiah-nation, gripped by war and fear of the unknown, could finally be coming to its senses.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2011 14:50 GMT
Asia after the Afghan war
The US withdrawal of its troops will test the will of Asia's power brokers to build a secure regional order.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2011 10:08 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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Barbarities in Jerusalem and the reasons why
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
Richard Javad Heydarian
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