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11 - 20
Can Qatar's food security plan ripen?
Using solar power to desalinate water and become food secure has sceptics asking if the plan will ever come to fruition.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 19:59 GMT
Iranian dissidents win Sakharov Prize
Filmmaker Jafar Panahi and jailed lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh awarded EU prize for human rights and freedom of thought.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 19:38 GMT
Canada closes its embassy in Iran
Relations severed and Iranian diplomats ordered to leave after Tehran is accused of being a threat to world peace.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2012 02:07 GMT
Iran opposition leader Mousavi 'hospitalised'
Mir Hossein Mousavi, leader of "Green movement", who contested Mahmoud Ahmedinejad's re-election, is reported to be ill.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2012 22:53 GMT
The plight of Qatar's migrant workers
A report says migrant workers in the country risk serious abuse in the run-up to the 2022 football World Cup.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2012 09:50 GMT
Jail sentence for Iranian dissident reported
Latest ruling against Abdolfattah Soltani, a prominent human-rights lawyer, cannot be appealed, his daughter says.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2012 01:08 GMT
Hana's hunger strike ends, but her punishment continues
Israel's forced relocation of activist simply expands the walls of her prison.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2012 12:23 GMT
What is really happening in Iran?
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei may control the nuclear programme, but he lacks a critical mass of Iranians.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2012 15:43 GMT
An Iraqi film hero in America
Filmmaker Oday Rasheed is in Manhattan for the opening of his new film - 'Qarantina'.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2012 09:41 GMT
'Several injured' in Bahrain clashes
Opposition protesters clash with police for a second day outside the capital, Manama.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2011 03:20 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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