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27 Mar 2018

Dark and Stormy

Opinion: Trump denies affair and intimidation, but why was porn star Stormy Daniels paid hush money if there was nothing to cover up?

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Dark and Stormy
1 Sep 2016

Obama's Jakarta legacy

Indonesians still speak with pride of the childhood years Barack Obama spent in Jakarta, but the hopes and expectations for his presidency have faded.

1 Sep 2016
Obama's Jakarta legacy
30 Aug 2016

Justice denied

A Nepalese man whose father was murdered 14 years ago has little hope for justice, as those same Maoists have turned politicians and control government.

30 Aug 2016
Justice denied
26 Aug 2016

Paying for kidneys

Iran's kidney programme in unique in the world by openly allowing payments, typically of several thousand dollars (100,000 baht or more).

26 Aug 2016
Paying for kidneys
19 Aug 2016

Rejecting conservatism

There are now thousands of romance novellas in Nigeria, a sign of a feminist revolution in a Muslim nation where Boko Haram threatens.

19 Aug 2016
Rejecting conservatism
15 Aug 2016

Peak Trump

Once again Republican Party bigwigs have had enough of Donald Trump's gaffes and may let him fend for himself in the election campaign.

15 Aug 2016 2
Peak Trump
25 Jul 2016

69 years of strife

The stunning mountain region of Kashmir has known conflict since 1947, when British rule ended with the creation of India and Pakistan.

25 Jul 2016
69 years of strife
20 Jul 2016

A community weeps

The three policemen killed in Louisiana on Sunday all lived in the quiet town of Denham Springs, isolated from the big city - until now.

20 Jul 2016
A community weeps
15 Jul 2016

Ultimate ego trip

The race for the White House may be Donald Trump's ultimate ego trip, guided by his lifetime of audacious self-promotion, ambition and risk-taking.

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Ultimate ego trip
7 Jul 2016

Women for sale

'To all the bros thinking about buying a slave'... That's one typical Telegram post on an Islamic State message board for (really) buying and selling women.

7 Jul 2016
Women for sale