The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Can Kazakhstan become a world power?
Iraqi forces, backed by Shia militias and US air strikes, pound ISIL positions near central city of Ramadi.
24 May 2015 04:24 GMT | War & Conflict
Analysts say election falls far short of open competition as PM Desalegn is all but certain to stay in office.
24 May 2015 04:24 GMT | Politics, Ethiopia, Africa, Elections
Activists say Israeli authorities are "watching social media closely and targeting Palestinians" for online postings.
23 May 2015 13:49 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Palestine, Israel
President Hadi insists on rebel pullback from territory seized across the country.
24 May 2015 05:18 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Yemen, Saudi Arabia
Opposition officials confirm death of Union for Peace of Development party leader in capital Bujumbura.
24 May 2015 04:55 GMT | Politics, Africa, Burundi
Months-long fuel shortage, aggravated by striking oil tanker drivers, worsens in Africa's biggest oil producer.
23 May 2015 23:26 GMT | Business & Economy, Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, Africa
Fighters attack two towns in south before being driven out by government troops, as shooting in Mogadishu kills MP.
23 May 2015 17:28 GMT | War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia, Al-Shabab
With an overwhelming 62 percent of "Yes" votes, Ireland now world's first country to approve gay marriage by referendum.
23 May 2015 21:34 GMT | Human Rights, Politics, Europe, Ireland, LGBT
The US continues to debate how much personal data the NSA can collect not just on US citizens, but people abroad too.
24 May 2015 04:43 GMT | Politics, Science & Technology, US & Canada
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