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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
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
Gambian leader halts executions
Imminent executions of 37 inmates suspended by president after execution of nine prisoners last month caused an uproar.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 16:30 GMT
Rights group criticises Gambia executions
Amnesty says nine prisoners hanged, and urges authorities to "immediately halt any further possible executions".
Last updated: 25 Aug 2012 02:00 GMT
Gambian leader celebrates coup, not country
The West African state's autocratic president has elevated his coup d'etat over his country's independence.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 13:44 GMT
Opposition boycotts Gambia parliamentary poll
Opposition leaders say ruling party is abusing system in order to tip the poll in its favour as voting begins.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2012 19:27 GMT
What next for Gambian President Jammeh?
Yahya Jammeh has been reelected as president of the West African nation - now, will he try to become king?
Last updated: 27 Nov 2011 14:24 GMT
Gambia's Jammeh wins disputed elections
Incumbent president in power for 17 years set to begin new five-year term after polls marred by intimidation of voters.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2011 17:06 GMT
Doubts over 'unfair' Gambia presidential vote
Regional West African body says it will not send observers to poll after finding an "electorate cowed by repression".
Last updated: 24 Nov 2011 06:47 GMT
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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.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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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
South Sudan's massacre among many
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Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
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.
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