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Bahrain arrests top human rights activist
Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, charged with insulting king and assault on arrival.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 08:14 GMT
Baghdad and Kurds fail to defuse standoff
Both Baghdad and Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region claim jurisdiction over oil rich territories.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 02:24 GMT
Lebanon buries leading Shia cleric
Thousands of people attend funeral of Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2010 14:39 GMT
A year of division and anxiety
Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr looks at the splits in Lebanese society after the war.
Zeina Khodr in Beirut
Last updated: 12 Jul 2007 10:51 GMT
Muslim dress focus of Sydney debate
A leading Australian politician has called for an end to a public debate about a high school student who has won the right to wear a Muslim garment in class.
Last updated: 17 May 2005 15:05 GMT
Scores die in Tehran mosque blaze
Around 60 people have died and 200 more were injured after a faulty electrical heater started a blaze in a Tehran mosque crowded with worshippers for a major Shia Muslim festival, Iranian state television reported.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2005 21:22 GMT
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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.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
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What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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