Ghana's mixed fortune as a dumping ground for e-waste
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Kevin Corriveau | 17 Dec 2012 09:23 GMT
Ukrainian rescuers try to reach vehicles stuck in a blizzard on a road about 85 km of West-Ukrainian city of Lviv, Ukraine on 16 December 2012.
Deep snow drifts stopped traffic and trapped drivers on the international highway Kyiv-Chop between cities Brody and Busk in the Lviv region.
About 150 vehicles were stuck in snow for 30 hours on highways, the emergencies ministry said. Weather officials have warned the blizzard will continue in the region for at least two more days.
Temperatures as low as -35C threatened to freeze fuel lines and stop engines from running, only increasing the risk to drivers waiting to be rescued.
Migrants from Calais refugee camp risk their lives in continuous attempts to cross into UK under the English Channel.
Europe, France, Refugees
A year after truce collapses El Salvador gangs seek new path to engage government in another truce process.
Poverty & Development, Latin America, El Salvador
Cuba offers free sex change surgeries and government-sanctioned Pride marches, but activists say more change is needed.
Human Rights, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Denton residents protest confederate symbols while elsewhere other monuments are still being erected.
US & Canada, United States, Arts & Culture
Travelling from village to village in northern Argentina, one man works to find lasting solutions to endemic problems.
Business & Economy, Environment, Latin America
A four-part series that reveals how a secret pact formed a cartel that controls the world's oil.
Business & Economy, Middle East, Iran
After days on a crowded boat crossing the Mediterranean, one Syrian refugee family strives for a new future in Austria.
War & Conflict, Syria, Immigration
101 East explores how Japan's funeral industry is getting creative as the ageing nation runs out of space for the dead.
Arts & Culture, Asia Pacific, Japan