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Mexico drug lord arrested watching World Cup
Head of diminished Tijuana-based drug cartel Fernando Sanchez Arellano, also known as "The Engineer", arrested.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 09:02 GMT
Mugabe inaugurated despite legitimacy worries
Africa's longest serving ruler takes the reins of power again following a disputed election in Zimbabwe.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 05:07 GMT
Venezuela's Capriles to run for president
Opposition leader says he will challenge late Hugo Chavez's preferred successor for the presidency in next month's poll.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2013 09:57 GMT
Chavez leaves deep imprint on Venezuela
The legacy of the popular yet divisive leader remains to be seen in the wake of his death.
Last updated: 06 Mar 2013 08:50 GMT
Timeline: Mexico's drug war politics
With more than 60,000 dead since 2006, Mexico's drug violence shows no signs of abating.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2012 07:05 GMT
African Union holds first post-Gaddafi summit
Benin's president takes the helm of the 54-nation bloc as AU leaders meet for two-day summit to resolve multiple crises.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2012 19:28 GMT
Gulf of Guinea leaders buy their credibility
African leaders are funding expensive PR campaigns on foreign soil in order to ensure international support.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2011 11:45 GMT
Equatorial Guinea holds constitutional polls
Vote to pave way for constitution that seeks to limit presidential terms in nation with Africa's longest-serving leader.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2011 01:27 GMT
Strong earthquake hits Chile
A powerful 7.1 earthquake strikes central Chile without causing injuries or damage.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2011 00:55 GMT
Unesco suspends Obiang prize
Human rights groups applaud suspension of a UN research prize sponsored by Equatorial Guinea's president.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2010 20:48 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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