Human Rights

'Disappeared': The cost of Pakistan's Taliban war

Rights groups allege war against the armed group has included a shadowy campaign of enforced disappearances.

Pakistan's 'disappeared': The cost of the war against Taliban

Football

The passion and the politics: Spain's football clubs

Politics has influenced the identity of a number of Spanish football clubs, from Barcelona to Real to Athletic Bilbao.

More than a game: How politics and football interplay in Spain

European Union

EU warns of curtailing rights under Turkey's state of emergency

Senior Turkish official accuses bloc of 'bias' and 'lacking empathy' after report urges lifting of state of emergency.

EU warns of curtailing rights under Turkey's state of emergency

Israel

Israel celebrates 'pyrrhic' victory as it turns 70

Israel benefits from a strong military and even stronger allies, but analysts warn the state faces major challenges.

Israel celebrates 'pyrrhic' victory as it turns 70

Aboriginal Australians

Is Australia creating a new stolen generation?

A decade after Australia's stolen generations apology the number of indigenous children in out-of-home care has doubled.

Lost in a flawed system: Australia's 'stolen' children

Tunisia

Will Tunisia's municipal elections change anything?

Analysts say deep structural change at local and national levels needed to resolve 'shocking' levels of inequality.

Will Tunisia's municipal elections change anything?