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Pakistani Taliban set their sights on police

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Are Airbnb and Uber creating a 'black economy'? (part 2)

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Are Airbnb and Uber creating a 'black economy'? (part 1)

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Latest update : 2012-11-09

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian President

Liberia's President and Nobel Peace Price Laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf tells Marc Perelman why Barack Obama's re-election is so important, why she believes war should and can be averted in Mali, and how she is committed to preventing armed groups from using Liberia as a safe heaven to attack neighbouring Ivory Coast.

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2015-02-25 Boko Haram

'How I escaped Boko Haram'

Ten months after fleeing Boko Haram, who seized her along with 275 other schoolgirls in an attack on a Chibok school, an 18-year-old Nigerian girl recounted her escape to FRANCE...

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2015-02-23 terrorism

‘Civic engagement' key to deterring home-grown jihadists

Hussam Ayloush, from the US Council on American-Islamic Relations, talks about the stigmatisation of Muslims in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen....

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2015-02-23 human rights

Malcom X’s daughter talks about his legacy, 50 years on

Malaak Shabazz is one of the six daughters of Malcolm X, the civil rights leader who was assassinated 50 years ago this week. A human rights activist, she has been invited to...

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2015-02-21 Ukraine

Mikheil Saakashvili: 'Russia is after the whole of Ukraine'

As president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili was lauded in the West for his reforms, which transformed the country from an almost failed state to a model in the fight against...

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2015-02-19 Islamic State (IS) group

IS group ‘will not be defeated through academics and the establishment’

The gruesome roster of atrocities committed by the terrorist group that calls itself the "Islamic State" has fostered rage, revulsion and horror in the West and elsewhere. In her...

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