Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
1 - 10
World leaders bid farewell to Mandela
Leaders meet in Johannesburg to pay homage to iconic leader as US President Obama calls him a "giant of history".
Last updated: 10 Dec 2013 16:20 GMT
Mandela the radical
The South African leader was a more politically complex figure than is commonly thought by his admirers in the West.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 09:24 GMT
Documents show US spied on Martin Luther King
Newly declassified documents show NSA spied on the civil rights icon, boxer Muhammad Ali and other Vietnam war critics.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2013 08:28 GMT
Zero opportunity employers
The recent death of an impoverished adjunct professor in the US highlights the broader case for workers' rights.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 10:47 GMT
Does the Nobel Peace Prize mean anything anymore?
The word 'peace' no longer seems to be an important criteria when judges award the prize.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 18:39 GMT
Dream for a City
One woman is keeping the spirit of Dr Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech alive in a depressed American city.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 09:59 GMT
Is the US still divided by race?
Fifty years after Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech, we ask if his vision of equality has been realised.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2013 09:39 GMT
Obama is closer to Nixon than to MLK
The US president's militaristic foreign policy shows how far removed he is from the civil rights leader's ideas.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2013 08:44 GMT
US marks 50 years since King ‘Dream’ speech
President Barack Obama hails civil rights movement's achievements as nation marks anniversary of iconic speech.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2013 22:30 GMT
The story behind King's famed jail letter
The 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' created the moral blueprint for the civil rights movement.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 18:04 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
News, features, opinions and picture galleries from the world's largest democracy.
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
Guantanamo's secretive review boards
The 'long journey' to Palestine
FARC may have the answer to Colombia's drug woes
Tunisia's Black Book: transparency or witch-hunt?
join our mailing list
Follow on Twitter
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera World
Work for us
Terms & Conditions