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Top Kenyan MP: Homosexuality like terrorism
Aden Duale, who speaks for government in parliament, says homosexuality should be treated like "any other social evil".
Last updated: 27 Mar 2014 04:50 GMT
Gambia to drop English as 'colonial relic'
President Jammeh says that his country will no longer use foreign language, but does not state preferred alternative.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2014 20:10 GMT
Yemen deploys troops to monitor ceasefire
Truce deal requires rival Shia and Sunni fighters to withdraw from northern Saada province following months of violence.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 18:40 GMT
Gambia severs diplomatic ties with Taiwan
Gambia is the second African state to announce a change in its diplomatic relationship with Taiwan this week.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 16:58 GMT
The wedding singer from Gaza
We examine whether the newly crowned Arab Idol has become a symbol of hope and unity for Palestine.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2013 11:57 GMT
US announces bounty for African group leaders
Government offers unprecedented $23m reward for heads of ultra-conservative armed groups in West Africa.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2013 03:47 GMT
Pakistan: a political timeline
Pakistan has alternated between eras of civilian rule and decades under the control of its powerful military.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2013 08:37 GMT
Yemen's president shakes up the army
President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi issues series of decrees replacing and removing ousted Ali Abdullah Saleh's loyalists.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2012 07:03 GMT
Police in Iran clash with currency protesters
Police have reportedly fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators as they protested against the collapse of rial.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2012 09:25 GMT
Iran to continue nuclear programme
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran will not retreat from nuclear programme despite currency problems created by sanctions.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2012 08:48 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
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.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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