In pictures: Photos from outer space - Al Jazeera English

In pictures: Photos from outer space

Astronaut Chris Hadfield, who returns to Earth on Monday, has taken stunning shots from International Space Station.

On Monday, astronaut Chris Hadfield - the first Canadian commander of a spaceship - will return to Earth with fellow astronauts Roman Romanenko and Tom Marshburn. The three have been aboard the International Space Station for the past five months.

Below, see photos of Earth that Hadfield snapped from outer space:

Nepal: The Maoist dream

Nepal: The Maoist dream

Nepal's bloody civil war ended in 2006 when a Comprehensive Peace Accord was signed between the Maoist rebels and the Nepali state in Kathmandu. Many people have disappeared or got killed during the war. Al Jazeera tells this story through the eyes of the Nepali people.

War & Conflict, Nepal, Asia