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Rural roots and urban divides in Damascus by Jeremy Bowen.
The people in Philadelphia that owe around $1.5 billion in criminal court debt.
The artist who parodies North Korea's propaganda from over the border in the south.
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Film critic Owen Gleiberman on Hitchcock starring Anthony Hopkins
In December 1992 US Marines landed on the beaches of Somalia.
Can China ever recreate Silicon Valley's success - and how is California responding?
Falkland Islanders if they want to remain a British overseas territory. Should they agree?
How a huge cache of papers showed the true extent of torture across 1970s South America.
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A thanksgiving service to mark the 80th anniversary of the BBC World Service.
A teenage girl has set herself on fire in China in protest over it's rule of Tibet.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.
A Somali chef determined to keep his restaurants open despite attacks by suicide bombers
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Police officers and tax officials raid Germany's biggest bank over alleged tax evasion.
Your reaction to international condemnation of North Korea's successful rocket launch.
The health effects of low level exposure to organophosphates, found in insecticides
Istanbul's smash-hit TV soap operas and food for revolutionary thought in Cairo.
What is life like for Mali's musicians now that Islamists are imposing a ban on music?
'Shocking' collusion in Finucane killing; gay fish; remembering Ravi Shankar
The US central bank announces new measures to stimulate the economy.
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