Cyril Maano

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How astronaut Chris Hadfield showed Berlin's ongoing struggle for unification

The Berlin Wall may be physically disappearing – David Hasselhoff went there to campaign for its preservation last month – but some things last …

Israel ready to act on Syria weapons, warns Netanyahu

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Amnesty: Indonesia 'failing to uphold' Aceh peace terms

<b>Indonesia has failed to uphold its 2005 peace agreement commitments with Aceh province, a new report says.</b><p>The region could see renewed violence if these issues are not addressed, the Amnesty International report warns.<p>It says victims are still waiting for justice due to the government's failure to …

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu casts wary eye over region

<b>In an exclusive BBC interview, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told me "Israel reserved the right to act" to prevent advanced weaponry from falling into the hands of Islamist groups in Syria, and to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.</b><p>A "right to defend itself, by itself" is invoked …

Poland's Jews: A tragic history

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Nicolas Sarkozy investigated over alleged Libya funding

<b>French prosecutors are investigating allegations that Libya helped fund Nicolas Sarkozy's successful 2007 presidential election bid.</b><p>The inquiry would look at charges of "active and passive corruption", "influence peddling" and other issues, a judicial source told AFP news agency.<p>The former …

Escaping the train to Auschwitz

<b>On 19 April 1943, a train carrying 1,631 Jews set off from a Nazi detention camp in Belgium for the gas chambers of Auschwitz. But resistance fighters stopped the train. One boy who jumped to freedom that night retains vivid memories, 70 years later.</b><p>In February 1943, 11-year-old Simon Gronowski was …

Iraq in first vote since US pullout

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In pictures: Rare 19th Century pictures of India

South Korea minister shelves Japan visit over Yasukuni

<b>South Korea's foreign minister has cancelled a visit to Tokyo after top-level Japanese ministers visited a controversial war-linked shrine.</b><p>Two ministers, including Deputy PM Taro Aso, visited the Yasukuni Shrine on Sunday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not visit but made a ritual offering.<p>Seoul …