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25 October 2014
Tunisians go to the polls on Sunday to elect their parliament members. Online, they can scrutinise their choices and even check which politician is being truthful.
24 October 2014
Hitting Below the Belt? Trinidad & Tobago President Tries to Gag Comedian Over Jokes About First Lady
A president, a first lady and a comedian walk into a bar...and what happens next, no-one could have anticipated. Did good-natured teasing hit below the belt?
22 October 2014
Russia hasn't elaborated its grievances against the human rights group, but Memorial says the main issue is that officials want it to adopt a more centralized organizational structure.
21 October 2014
Dictators Jean-Claude and Francois Duvalier never paid for their crimes while alive; indeed, the fact that justice was not served is still a thorn in the side of many Haitians.
Bahrain is in the third year of its crackdown on activists. International media reports the protests as a Shia-led revolution against a Sunni regime, but activists say this is simplistic.
The South African athlete's culpable murder conviction for the death of Reeva Steenkamp came on the heels of a 77-year sentence handed down to a rhino poacher in July.
Hundreds of Mexican students were gunned down by their government in 1968. Raúl Álvarez Garín, who was a leader of the national student strike committee, survived.