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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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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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