Our special coverage of the closest race for years
Explore the personal stories of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
13 Sep 2012 13:25 GMT
A film released on Youtube that is considered blasphemous has sparked violent protests and attacks on US diplomatic missions in several countries. Here a Palestinian man burns the US flag during demonstrations in Gaza City on September 12.
Protesters angered by an anti-Islam film storm the US Embassy in Yemen(***)s capital.
A Libyan man holds a placard in English during a demonstration against the attack on the US consulate that killed four Americans, including the ambassador, in Benghazi, Libya.
A Palestinian man holds a placard praising Islam(***)s Prophet Muhammad during a demonstration against a film deemed offensive to Islam in front of United Nations(***) headquarters in Gaza City.
Egyptian protesters burn the US flag during a demonstration in Cairo.
Muslims demonstrate outside the US embassy in Tunis demanding its closure.
Demonstrators hold a message during a rally to condemn the killing of the US Ambassador to Libya.
A group of protesters shout slogans during a demonstration outside the US Embassy, in Tunisia. About one hundred people demonstrated in front of the US embassy for the second time in 24 hours on September 12.
An elite Philippine police commando stands guard near the perimeter fence of the US embassy in Manila on September 13.The Us has heightened security at its diplomatic missions around the world.
Egyptian protesters attend evening prayers during a demonstration in front of the US embassy in Cairo. Graffiti on the wall reads "there is one God, we will live with dignity," and "anyone but God(***)s prophet".
Critics say the UK's home secretary is using Muslims as a 'political punchbag' in a bid to shore up right-wing support.
Human Rights, Politics, Racism
2014 was the worst year in more than a decade for polio infections, with at least 306 new cases reported.
Polio, Asia, Pakistan
Recent court ruling finds police unit not guilty of rounding up and executing 42 Muslim men during 1987 communal riots.
Human Rights, India, Asia
Nigerians are flooding home for Saturday's vote, but fears of violence grow amid the too-close-to-call election.
Nigeria Decides, Nigeria, Africa
It is a source of sustenance but also of tension and new political realities are now increasing uncertainty.
Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America