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US Court dismisses Yemen drone strike lawsuit
Judge rejects claim by family members of US citizens killed by drones that deaths violated constitutional rights.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 02:34 GMT
CIA 'using Saudi base for drone strikes'
New York Times reveals existence of secret facility used for assassinations in Yemen, including that of Anwar al-Awlaki.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2013 00:37 GMT
US legal argument for drone strikes revealed
Leaked justice department memo outlines legal argument for justifying strikes against US citizens, bypassing courts.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2013 00:46 GMT
Kenya police face 'summary killing' claims
Critics say the global 'war on terror' has legalised a culture of impunity among the country's police forces.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 14:38 GMT
Kenya and its coastal discontents
Kenya must make serious commitments to unravel the economic grievances upon which the secessionist argument is based.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2012 07:29 GMT
Fear simmers in Mombasa after assassination
Days of rioting in Kenya followed the killing of controversial preacher, as local residents complain of police abuses.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2012 11:11 GMT
'Secret memo made case for Awlaki killing'
US media says memo argued it would be lawful to kill Yemen-based preacher only if not feasible to take him alive.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2011 05:38 GMT
Yemen youth want Saleh tried as criminal
Anti-government campaigners petition the UN to try their president at the International Criminal Court.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2011 10:06 GMT
US stands behind method of Awlaki killing
Analysts say recent wave of killings reflects an aggressive and controversial strategy to eliminate terror suspects.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2011 08:06 GMT
Chilling tips in al-Qaeda magazine
Yemen offshoot launches second edition of English publication with articles by wanted US cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2010 12:13 GMT
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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