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Pope Francis embarks on historic papacy
Selection of Latin American to lead world's Catholics is described as "geographic and cultural upheaval" for Vatican.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2013 19:05 GMT
Cardinals meet to prepare election for pope
Cardinals from around the world gather in Vatican ahead of conclave as UK's senior cleric admits sexual misconduct.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2013 01:21 GMT
Speculation swirls over Benedict's successor
Some experts believe the time may have come for Roman Catholic Church to elect its first non-European leader.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 01:45 GMT
Liberals have forgotten how to make the religious case for liberal causes
Liberals should fight back against conservative dogma by fighting fire with fire, but seem to have forgotten how.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2012 12:25 GMT
Campaign against birth control is religious fanaticism
Catholic and Evangelical leaders are fighting for "religious freedom" and US citizens of all faiths are paying for it.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2012 10:20 GMT
Pope recognises 22 new cardinals
Benedict XVI brings 22 new Catholic officials into elite order of cardinals who will elect his successor.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2012 20:59 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
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Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
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