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Bahrain election: What's behind the boycott?
Shia opposition groups refuse to take part in parliamentary polls in Sunni-ruled island kingdom.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2014 20:26 GMT
Yemeni women fight for greater representation
Despite a precarious 30 percent quota for women in government, Yemeni activists say women's rights have been sidelined.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 10:08 GMT
Palestinians decry Gaza journalist killings
At least 11 media workers have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, prompting calls for international inquiries.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 13:03 GMT
Volunteers treat Jordan's Syrian refugees
A medical-humanitarian team struggles to provide care to Jordan's widespread Syrian refugee communities.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2014 16:09 GMT
French heroin dealer hit with tax bill
Authorities tell man he must hand over percentage of earnings, after allowing for travel and "personal use" of drug.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2013 16:58 GMT
Libyan anime helps youth draw inspiration
The Japanese art form is helping young artists dream of a better reality in post-Gaddafi Libya.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2013 08:43 GMT
Bahrain rejects US report on human rights
Manama voices 'dismay' over US report on human rights situation, while UN Torture Investigator has trip cancelled.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 12:30 GMT
Iraq: War's legacy of cancer
Two US-led wars in Iraq have left behind hundreds of tonnes of depleted uranium munitions and other toxic wastes.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2013 19:24 GMT
Bahrain arrests suspects behind deadly blasts
Arrests come a day after five bombs killed two and injured five people in districts in the capital Manama.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2012 20:34 GMT
Is the search over for Higgs boson?
As the elusive particle is found after decades of research we ask if it is real and what does its discovery mean.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2012 10:15 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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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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'Hide your strength, bide your time'
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