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Cop this barrel of laughs

Modern surreal police tactics make writing comedy about protests an easy job for Chris Coltrane.

The politics of humanity and the reality of aid

Former humanitarian chief defends the UN’s record during the civil war in Sri Lanka, but critics are unlikely to be convinced says Chris Harmer.

Filed in: Sri Lanka and UN

Azerbaijan's pompous kleptocrat

Worldbeater dishes the dirt on Ilham Aliyev, master of autocratic self-enrichment.

Filed in: Azerbaijan

How migrant demographics are reshaping US politics

With 7 out of 10 Latinos voting to re-elect Barack Obama, Republicans are debating whether to alter their hardline immigration stance, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Migration and United States

Jon Snow - 'Twitter is a sensational medium'

The veteran journalist talks to Libby Powell about the dearth of tweeting Tuaregs, reporting war crimes and the scourge of guinea worm.

Filed in: Media

2012 was the end of reason

Conservative Capitalism has won, time to say goodbye to the Age of Enlightenment says Anna Chen.

Filed in: Culture

Country Profile: Peru

Peru is said to be booming but the poor would never know it. Stephanie Boyd reports.

Filed in: Economics and Peru

Soul and the city - words from graffiti artist Mohammed Ali

Inspiration, fears, and being drawn to Birmingham.

Filed in: And finally...

Jeet Thayil: 'writing makes nothing happen'

Indian shortlisted Booker prize author speaks to Amy Hall about inspiration (overrated) and constructing an off-world station for gun-lovers.

Filed in: And finally...

Country Profile - Grenada

Zoe Leigh Smith reports on the tiny Caribbean island’s strangling debt burden.

Filed in: Grenada and Poverty

Letter from Botswana: beautiful blue

Wame Molefhe describes her joy as the first rains chase winter away.

Filed in: Botswana

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