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Is the Nobel Peace Prize losing its prestige?
This year's award to the EU is adding to growing criticism over the choice of winners and the politics behind it.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2012 13:24 GMT
Time's 'protester': Veiling luminance
The author attempts to deconstruct Time magazine's naming of 'the protester' as person of the year.
Last updated: 02 Jan 2012 18:32 GMT
Yemeni women burn veils in crackdown protest
Hundreds hold a symbolic veil-burning protest in capital Sanaa as at least 20 are reported dead in overnight violence.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2011 19:17 GMT
A Nobel for the Arab Spring
Tawakul Karman's acquisition of a Nobel Peace Prize helps legitimise protest as valid resistance in Arab world.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2011 12:01 GMT
Yemeni activist wins Nobel Peace Prize
Nobel peace laureate Tawakul Karman says the "fight for democratic Yemen will continue".
Last updated: 07 Oct 2011 12:06 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
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
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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