The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Can Kazakhstan become a world power?
Shia militias and army deployed to stop ISIL advance as calls grow for the US to change its strategy against the group.
23 May 2015 10:32 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East
Authorities say camp now full beyond capacity will be expanded as Burundians continue to cross the border.
23 May 2015 12:00 GMT | Politics, Africa, Burundi, Tanzania, Refugees
Returning from Europe decades after fleeing war, ancient Christian community asserts new multicultural identity in Aramaic and German.
23 May 2015 05:26 GMT | Middle East, Turkey
Leaders on both sides of gay marriage vote say "yes" campaign won a resounding victory in referendum.
23 May 2015 11:10 GMT | Human Rights, Politics, Europe, Ireland, LGBT
Republican-led Senate blocks a House bill that would have ended the bulk collection of domestic phone records.
23 May 2015 11:56 GMT | Politics, US & Canada
Government suspends civil liberties in southern region of Tambo valley after fourth person is killed at anti-mine rally.
23 May 2015 08:35 GMT | Environment, Politics, Latin America, Peru
Indian government withdraws nomination for UNESCO world heritage city, saying it could hamper development.
23 May 2015 09:02 GMT | Arts & Culture, Asia, India
At least 21 people killed after suicide bomber detonates explosives during Friday prayers in Qatif province.
23 May 2015 07:24 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Shia
Prime Minister Mark Rutte says ban on face veils in public buildings and transport does not target religious groups.
23 May 2015 04:55 GMT | Human Rights, Europe, Netherlands, Islam
Hundreds of migrants, captured during their attempt to cross to Europe, are held in Libya's detention centres.
To mark the Nakba and shed light on
Palestinian history, a range of events were held in the city.
18 May 2015 12:50 GMT | Middle East, Palestine, Israel, Politics
Far from 'forgetting' the Nakba, many Palestinians hold regular events inside their original villages.
15 May 2015 10:14 GMT | Human Rights, War & Conflict, Middle East, Palestine, Israel
The country's first female rangers are patrolling the Band-e-Amir National Park and challenging stereotypes.
13 May 2015 11:32 GMT | Environment, Asia, Afghanistan, Women, Wildlife
The disease that causes memory loss and mood changes is growing rapidly with 44 million people affected globally.
22 May 2015 11:17 GMT | Health
More than 100,000 people have fled Burundi after deadly clashes between police and anti-government protesters.
23 May 2015 11:29 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Burundi, Africa
A rare glimpse at traditional life in Algeria as we go behind the scenes at three weddings in the country's west.
Arts & Culture, Algeria, Africa
How developments in tidal technology are helping harness the power of a calm sea.
Environment, Science & Technology, Pollution
With refugees at risk of abuse and exploitation in Malaysia, 101 East investigates if those in charge are doing enough.
Human Rights, Malaysia, Myanmar
People & Power investigates whether rising ethnic tensions in Macedonia could result in civil conflict.
Politics, Macedonia, Europe