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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2014 14:13 GMT
Long fight for Denmark mosque rages on
Despite 14-year struggle for a new mosque in the second-largest city, new roadblocks are erected at every turn.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2014 09:04 GMT
UK worker abuse red-flagged
New report highlights plight of domestic helpers in the United Kingdom, with critics comparing it to kefala system.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2014 13:06 GMT
Somalis fear 'death-sentence' deportations
The UK has quietly been returning asylum seekers to Mogadishu, despite the threat of al-Shabab.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2014 10:17 GMT
Mandela the radical
The South African leader was a more politically complex figure than is commonly thought by his admirers in the West.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 09:24 GMT
Watching the watchmen: UK spies face MPs
In a rare televised appearance, the heads of MI5, MI6, and GCHQ were questioned over mass surveillance.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 15:07 GMT
Projecting power and persuading people
Exhibition reveals history of propaganda and some of the myriad ways governments attempt to influence our behaviour.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2013 11:23 GMT
Pedal power to the rescue of Rwanda survivors
Documentary tells incredible story of professional cycling team seeking to change image of country tainted by genocide.
Last updated: 14 May 2013 11:31 GMT
London streets divided over Thatcher
While $15m funeral riles opponents, supporters fondly bid farewell to the former British prime minister.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 14:02 GMT
Slashed welfare stokes ire of UK poor
Hard-hit citizens say benefits overhaul will make struggle for survival even worse for country's jobless.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2013 10:20 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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