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Algeria launches second rescue effort
State media report more than 650 hostages are freed as second round of search for 30 foreigners still missing begins.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 19:34 GMT
Uncertainty over missing Algeria hostages
Fate of hostages unclear after reports that at least 30 were killed in military operation that ended a 36-hour standoff.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2013 12:30 GMT
Is Algeria immune to the 'Arab Spring'?
As the old ruling party wins a new parliamentary majority, we ask if change has bypassed Algeria.
Last updated: 14 May 2012 11:15 GMT
Arab states seek Libya no-fly zone
Regional bloc calls on UN Security Council to take steps to protect civilians from air attack by Gaddafi forces.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2011 20:45 GMT
Libya tops Arab League agenda
Regional bloc to discuss possible imposition of no-fly zone as rebels seek global help in stopping Gaddafi's warplanes.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2011 15:53 GMT
What's in a flag?
Protesters have adopted flag used after Libya won independence from Italy as symbol of their revolt.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2011 15:50 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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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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