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Obama gets 'personal' as rift with Russia over Snowden grows
The aggressive hunt for Edward Snowden has destroyed US credibility overseas, writes author.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2013 16:15 GMT
A grand bargain is a grand betrayal: The forgotten, lonely world of facts
That the United States is centre-right and Obama must needs compromise on slashing the welfare state is a myth.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 16:13 GMT
Nothing is 'settled': Fighting fraud with a fraud
US government and banks reach a $25bn dollar settlement over fraud during the sub-prime mortgage fiasco.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2012 08:57 GMT
Will Obama go after Wall Street criminals?
The latest crackdown on fraud by the Obama administration may itself be a fraud.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 14:28 GMT
Behind the scenes of #OccupyWallStreet
The protests on Wall Street are growing larger, despite police using pepper spray and making arrests.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 11:42 GMT
Obama's job speech may save just one: his own
The president's new jobs initiative is too little, too late - and has little chance of congressional approval.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 10:44 GMT
Kill Bill: The sabotage of US finance reform
Powerful lobbies and partisan divisions cripple US political system - meaning it's business as usual for the financiers.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2011 10:50 GMT
US economics: One big Ponzi scheme
While Bernie Madoff languishes in jail, bankers continue to profit as the poor lose their homes and hope.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2011 08:28 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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On stupidity and war
'Victory is for all Indonesia'
Time to go home to Palestine
Water is a human right, but who is considered a human being?
Britain's latest counterterrorism disasters
When 'human intelligence' is just racism
In Pictures: World's highest-paid athletes
Forbes revealed a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world today. Here, we share the top 10 from that list.
In Pictures: Childbirth under Israeli attack
The emergency department of Gaza's al-Shifa hospital takes in between 25-50 pregnant women per day.
In Pictures: Life returns to Mogadishu
Mogadishu is making a comeback despite years of violence, corruption, greed and death.
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