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Shell faces Dutch court over Nigeria spills

Activists and Nigerian plaintiffs hope case will bring “an end to the corporate crimes committed by oil giants”.
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2012 13:02 GMT

Africa

Pakistan teen activist in critical condition

Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, has been airlifted to Rawalpindi.
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2012 11:55 GMT

Armstrong ‘unaffected’ by doping report

Cyclist gives off air of indifference to claims that he was at centre of biggest doping scandal in sporting history.
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2012 12:48 GMT

Americas

Report says forced evictions rise in China

Demolitions of residential areas have become common in China due to a surge in real estate prices.
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2012 07:26 GMT

Asia-Pacific

Child marriages bind Afghanistan’s progress

 As UN marks International Day of the Girl, Al Jazeera speaks to Afghan woman forced to marry at age 11.

Who in Pakistan should have protected Malala?

Inside Story

11 Oct 2012 12:23 GMT
As the 14-year-old girl is shot by Taliban gunmen, we ask what does this mean for the rule of law in the country.

Scenes from a Syrian city under siege

Sebastiano Tomada Piccolomini 11 Oct 2012 10:47 GMT
An audio slideshow from Aleppo by a photographer who spent two harrowing weeks dodging bullets to cover the conflict.

Tyler Hamilton: Lance Armstrong must tell the truth for sake of cycling

Lance Armstrong v Usada timeline: how cycling’s doping scandal unfolded

Lance Armstrong: doping denials flushed away in Usada’s flood of detail

Lance Armstrong case: Nike maintains support for former cyclist

Nike, the global sportswear brand with longstanding ties to Lance Armstrong, has reaffirmed its support for the former cyclist accused of being the key member of “the most sophisticated, professionalised and successful doping programme the sport has ever seen”.

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