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Iran releases prominent political dissidents
Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh among 11 political prisoners freed unexpectedly by authorities.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 04:43 GMT
Bi-nationals in Iran's prisons: No recourse?
The hanging of Dutch-Iranian Zarah Bahrami shocked officials, but have they changed diplomatic tactics with Iran since?
Last updated: 13 Jun 2013 17:24 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
Dutch end Iran ties over hanging
Government's move came in response to the hanging of a Dutch-Iranian woman on Saturday
Last updated: 30 Jan 2011 03:13 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Nelson Mandela's legacy
Al Jazeera showcases the life of Nelson Mandela
In Pictures: Mandela's life
The South African leader rose from rural obscurity to become one of the world's most respected and loved figures.
In Pictures: Remembering Nelson Mandela
Former South African President Nelson Mandela dies peacefully at his Johannesburg home. He was 95.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
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Yemen's response to brazen attacks inadequate
South Africa after Mandela
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Is Greece leading the way to a new European crisis?
International attitude towards Gaza: management by crisis
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