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Sidestepping impossible demands: why an Assad loyalist chose to flee Syria
Why is President Obama struggling to rekindle the enthusiasm he generated four years ago?
In the 1930s the Nazi party hatched a secret plan to breed an elite Aryan race.
A portrait of life in a rebel-held town in northern Syria
Millions of us use this gesture but where does this everyday ritual come from?
Reporting Rakhine's unrest: tough challenges for BBC Burmese and neighbouring Bengali
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Do 99.5% of prosecutions in the US end up in convictions as Conrad Black claims?
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US rivals battle for swing states; teenager launches top-selling app; Xi Jinping Profile
In 1985 a Frankfurt theatre attempted to stage a play by the controversial German writer.
Sunday 4 November 2012