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Simone Gbagbo on trial for war crimes

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Why do the media refer to female personalities by their first name (and not males)?

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Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 1)

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Disrupted economy: Jobless in the digital age (part 2)

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Widespread shortages in Venezuela and the growing industry for African video games

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Unsettling surge in murders of Bangladesh’s activists and freethinkers

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Cuba Gooding Jr. plays O.J. Simpson in 'American Crime Story'

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'What does the social unrest say about France?'

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Railway workers to add to French strike misery

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Latest update : 2011-11-29

General Athar Abbas, Pakistan military spokesman

Pakistan has vowed no more "business as usual" with the US after NATO strikes killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. NATO and the US had sought to limit the fallout of Saturday's attack as Pakistan shut vital supply routes to the 140,000 foreign troops serving in Afghanistan. The spokesman for Pakistan's military, General Athar Abbas, talks to Annette Young where he confirms ties with NATO are under review, but says he does not see a complete break since far too much is at stake.

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