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NATO: The alliance that should have been dissolved
NATO backing the Ukrainian military is about as sensible as Russia's support for paramilitary forces in Eastern Ukraine.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2014 11:06 GMT
Crimea crisis: The Tatarstan factor
Why did politicians from Kazan pay frequent visits to Crimea recently?
Last updated: 15 Mar 2014 11:58 GMT
Top Cuban dissident 'dies in car crash'
Oswaldo Paya, Sakharov human rights prize winner, was travelling in Granma province at time of accident, activists say.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2012 03:10 GMT
Al Jazeera wins freedom of speech award
Network awarded Roosevelt Foundation prize for its "longstanding efforts to provide independent impartial news".
Last updated: 12 May 2012 18:11 GMT
Czechs grant asylum to ex-Ukraine PM's spouse
Czech Interior Minister says asylum request by the husband of jailed Yulia Tymoshenko was submitted several months ago.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2012 02:46 GMT
Turkey accuses France of genocide in Algeria
Turkish PM says France massacred 15 per cent of Algerian population in 1945 as tensions rise between the two countries.
Last updated: 24 Dec 2011 04:10 GMT
World leaders mourn Vaclav Havel
Foreign dignitaries join thousands of Czechs at funeral ceremony for former president who died on Sunday at age 75.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2011 17:14 GMT
Czechs line streets in tribute to Havel
Crowds applaud as coffin of former Czech leader and Cold War dissident is moved to presidential palace ahead of funeral.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2011 10:16 GMT
Czech leader Vaclav Havel dies
Playwright who wove theatre into politics to peacefully bring down communism in Czechoslovakia was 75.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2011 21:42 GMT
Leaders praise Havel as 'great European'
Tributes pour in from heads of state, ministers and cultural figures for leader who helped forge a free Europe.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2011 17:55 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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