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New special representative sees restoring peace in the country's southern city of Kismayo as key mission.
Architects of metropolis say it will create liveable community, but critics say it will separate the rich from the poor.
Demonstrators demand an apology from opposition politician accused of denying crimes at Tuol Sleng prison.
Demarcation line dividing Georgia from South Ossetia region to heighten tensions in area still recovering from conflict.
Dykes strengthened and towns and villages evacuated, with river forecast to reach record levels in capital Budapest.
Identity of Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former IT specialist at CIA, revealed at his own request, UK newspaper says.
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Interior ministry says all seven attackers killed in Afghan capital following assault on main airport.
Demonstrators douse themselves in animal blood after parliamentarians decide to increase their own wages.
At least 48 killed and dozens injured in blasts at markets and police checkpoints across the country.
Ariel Castro accused of imprisoning three women for a decade has been indicted by US grand jury for rape and kidnapping.
One of possibly two gunmen said to be in custody after killing two people and injuring at least three others.
Some US companies have been forced to adapt to the embattled economy by allowing employees a share in the business.
Many wounded fighters do not survive evacuation process, which is described as being dangerous and slow.
Courts to rule on controversial scheme affecting ecosystems and livelihoods of a million people.
Officials say US and Chinese presidents have pledged following talks to work towards denuclearising Pyongyang.
Talks on restoring suspended commercial links came after unexpected proposal from North Korea to open dialogue.
Teacher sentenced to 11 years in prison for insulting Gulf state's ruler and inciting regime change.
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