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11 - 18
Philippine ceasefire doesn’t hold
Defence secretary says truce with MNLF rebels never worked hours after vice president said ceasefire was agreed.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 03:40 GMT
The story behind King's famed jail letter
The 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' created the moral blueprint for the civil rights movement.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 18:04 GMT
A litmus test for anti-Muslim bigotry
Anti-Muslim bigotry so often goes unnoticed, and we should make it our duty to recognise and ostracise it.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 08:47 GMT
The life and death of words, people, and even nature
Galeano's new book focuses on what's most human, beautiful, grasping and exploitative, on this small, crowded planet.
Last updated: 04 May 2013 09:59 GMT
Scientific racism, militarism, and the new atheists
Leading figures in the new atheist movement are heirs to the disreputable scientific racists of the past, argues author.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2013 13:16 GMT
Modern orthodoxy, modern heresy
Many pride themselves on their commitment to principles of the Enlightenment, but what would a modern Voltaire do?
Last updated: 02 May 2012 15:48 GMT
Philippines on high terrorism alert
Government boosts security after Western nations warn attacks may be imminent in capital and elsewhere in the country.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2010 17:31 GMT
Aquino takes office in Philippines
Son of democracy icons sworn in as president, vowing to end corruption and poverty.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2010 05:41 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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