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Al Jazeera staff | 22 Jan 2012 18:29 GMT
Source: Al Jazeera
A look at some of the major events of the week 9-15 January 2012.
Images of Chinese New Year celebrations around the globe as 1.5 billion honour annual folk traditions.
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Incarceration rates have surged with critics saying prisons are failing to rehabilitate and reintegrate offenders.
Crime, Women, Racism
Residents of Kunduz province concerned after black-masked fighters take control of their villages.
War & Conflict, Afghanistan, Taliban
One of the world's oldest spiritual belief systems has attracted new followers since the fall of the Soviet Union.
Religion, History, Russia
Rainfall has dropped by 30 percent since 1998 in the West African country, leaving nearly 2 million in need of food aid.
War & Conflict, Poverty & Development, Africa
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala warns that number of people confirmed dead could soar as rescue teams reach remote areas.
Executions of nine drug convicts loom as Indonesia dismisses plea by Australia to investigate judicial corruption.
Human Rights, Australia, Asia Pacific, Drugs
Kite-balloons and spectrometers - how community activists use DIY technology to investigate environmental polluters.
Environment, Science & Technology, US & Canada
The story of a young Chinese woman who sells her time online to earn money by helping strangers with their errands.
Business & Economy, Human Rights, China
Fault Lines investigates how the US helped create the world's newest nation, and then watched it spiral into civil war.
War & Conflict, Politics, South Sudan
An examination of the deep wound that remains at the heart of Turkish-Armenian relations.
War & Conflict, Politics, US & Canada