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Gaza: Poetry after Auschwitz
'To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.' Is writing poetry after Gaza also barbaric?
Last updated: 08 Aug 2014 10:33 GMT
Last surviving Hiroshima bomber dies in US
Theodore Van Kirk said dropping the atomic bomb on Japan saved lives but he also thought the bombs should be abolished.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 01:16 GMT
Algeria's election: A fait accompli?
For many, even those in the media, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s re-election is a foregone conclusion.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2014 09:45 GMT
Philippine court upholds birth control law
Supreme Court strikes down legal challenge by church groups against law providing free contraception to poor Filipinos.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2014 10:34 GMT
Will the GCC survive Qatar-Saudi rivalry?
Diplomatic spat could weaken or even unravel six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council, analysts said.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2014 16:28 GMT
Star suicides: Grim reality of Indian cinema
Recent suicide by Telugu actor Uday Kiran points to pain behind the glamour.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 04:47 GMT
Oman: No Gulf-wide union for us
Yet Saudi prince says the union is 'inevitable' regardless of whether or not Oman joins.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2013 11:44 GMT
Gulf states hesitant about Iranian overtures
New Iranian leadership wants warmer ties to Gulf monarchies, though Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are sceptical.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2013 08:25 GMT
Of Persian snake charmers: Racism and global hegemony
The author, citing recent remarks about Persians, bemoans the fact that racism is alive and well in diplomacy.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2013 12:13 GMT
Does the Nobel Peace Prize mean anything anymore?
The word 'peace' no longer seems to be an important criteria when judges award the prize.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 18:39 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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