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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
Timeline: Mexico's war on drugs
More than 28,000 people have died in drug-related violence since a crackdown was declared on cartels in late 2006.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2010 07:05 GMT
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World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In pictures: China's village of salt
Nuodeng enjoyed centuries of prosperity thanks to its wealth of salt, which is still a major source of income today.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Prawer Plan buries the two state solution
Hamba kahle, Madiba
Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
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