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A Cluster Bomb Killed My Father

It's time to outlaw these dangerous weapons once and for all.

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No Chickens or Cricket Bats

The strange list of Indian products you can't import in Pakistan.

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5 Key U.S. Cables for Understanding Thailand’s Turmoil

Obtained by Reuters and curated by Andrew MacGregor Marshall.

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It’s Not Just the Veil

Technology and globalization have reinvented other traditional Muslim practices in some surprising ways.

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40 Years of Foreign Policy

A look back at the last four decades of world affairs.

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Someday, Their Prince Will Come

Who's next in line to lead the House of Saud? King Abdullah, 87, is unwell, having recently traveled to the United States for medical treatment, and speculation is heating up about his replacement. Unfortunately, none of the potential candidates is getting any younger either.

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Gaming the Electric Car Chase

As the four front-runners sprint around the track, some favorites could end up in the dust.

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Books Behind Bars

Countries worldwide have often sought to ban books they find politically inconvenient, religiously awkward, or just plain embarrassing. But for writers like Russia’s Vasily Grossman, who pleaded with the Soviet censors in 1961, "I am physically free, but the book to which I have dedicated my life is in jail," a book's ban means far more than just a dip in sales. Here are some books behind bars today.

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