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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
Slavoj Zizek and Harum Scarum
By saying "Asian values" have corrupted capitalism, Zizek aligns himself with generations of Orientalist thinkers.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 14:46 GMT
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In Pictures: Ramadan where the sun never sets
How do Muslims north of the Arctic Circle participate in Ramadan?
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
In Pictures: Pakistan's troubled Tirah Valley
Displaced in rebel violence, locals return only to find bombed out homes, burnt down schools and destroyed markets.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
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An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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