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Bouteflika win likely in Algeria amid dissent
Despite unprecedented opposition protests, Algerians are poised to re-elect president to fourth term.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 11:21 GMT
Afghan women face hurdles despite elections
Afghan women are getting more political representation but continue to face barriers in local communities.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2014 13:05 GMT
Bangladesh accused of crimes against humanity
Rights group urges International Criminal Court to investigate killings, torture and disappearances.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2014 15:58 GMT
Qatar official says worker death rate normal
Remarks by chief of government-linked rights body follow news report that 478 Indian workers died in last two years.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 12:59 GMT
Zimbabwe's maternal mortality crisis
About 3,000 mothers die every year while giving birth, due largely to lack of access to quality healthcare.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 13:30 GMT
Karzai urged to veto bill 'silencing women'
Rights groups say bill silences Afghan women, victims of domestic abuse and forced marriage, while protecting abusers.
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Last updated: 06 Feb 2014 13:24 GMT
South Sudan ravaged by ethnic violence
Tit-for-tat killings between Nuer and Dinka ethnic groups fray the weak ties holding South Sudan together.
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Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 08:13 GMT
Qatar under the spotlight for workers' rights
As FIFA meets to discuss plans for the 2022 World Cup, pressure is growing over alleged labour abuses.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 10:32 GMT
Mexico's disappeared continues to rise
Four more people gone missing in recent months raises new concerns over government inaction.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2013 17:14 GMT
Bangladesh war crimes tribunal in the dock
Apparent forced disappearance of a key defence witness for Jemaat-e-Islami puts trial's integrity in the spotlight.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2013 10:01 GMT
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Russia's Ukrainian minority under pressure
Ukrainians living in Russia are choosing to keep a low profile amid high tension between the countries.
Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
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The US Senate and the Armenian genocide
Climate change and the food security dimension
Minority communities and the mighty tweet
French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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