Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
Saudi, Iran and the 'war' over the Hajj stampede
03 Oct 2013 12:03 GMT
Arsenal(***)s playmaker Mesut Ozil oozed class in the London club(***)s 2-0 victory over Napoli. The youngster has impressed since his big-money move from Real Madrid last month [AFP]
"Ozil was absolutely amazing in the first half, fantastic. Individual skill, finishing, it was all fantastic and was what you dream to see in the stand when you come and watch football, "gushed manager Arsene Wenger [AFP]
A late Cesc Fabregas header gave Barcelona a hard-fought 1-0 win at 10-man Celtic. The Spanish giants, who surprisingly lost to Celtic at Parkhead in the group stage last season were made to work hard for their Group H win [AFP]
Jose Mourinho was all smiles after Chelsea(***)s 4-0 demolition of minnows Steaua Bucharest. "We needed to clean up what we did at home (against Basel) and we did it with a good performance." [AFP]
Atletico Madrid have six points from their opening two games after Turkey midfielder Arda Turan netted an 86th minute winter in a 2-1 victory at Porto [AFP]
Ajax thought they had their first victory against Milan in Group H when Stefano Denswil headed home a corner in the 90th minute but a controversial Balotelli equaliser soon quashed the celebrations [AFP]
Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp watched from the stands as he served a one-match touchline ban but he was soon celebrating after Robert Lewandowski scored the opening goal in their eventual 3-0 win over Marseille [AFP]
Holders Bayern Munich delivered a master class in football to Manchester City during a one-sided 3-1 Group D encounter that ended the English team(***)s five-year unbeaten run at home in Europe [AFP]
Cristinao Ronaldo was at his sizzling best with a double in Real Madrid’s 4-0 rout of FC Copenhagen [AFP]
He wasn(***)t the only one getting his name on the scoresheet. Zlatan Ibrahimovic also netted twice as Paris St Germain brushed aside Benfica 3-0 [AFP]
In Turin, Galatasaray with new manager Roberto Mancini at the helm, snatched a 2-2 draw with Juventus thanks to Umut Bulut’s late goal [AFP]
Veteran United midfielder Ryan Giggs set a Champions League record with his 145th appearance to surpass former Real striker Raul. United could only muster a 1-1 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk [AFP]
Enbridge Energy is eyeing a major pipeline in Minnesota state, but the project faces fierce environmental opposition.
Environment, Oil spill, Energy
Plunder of Somali waters by foreign fishing vessels could mean the return of hijackings, locals warn.
Environment, Somalia, Africa
Once-thriving northeast factories waylaid by '90s economic reforms as millions of former 'employees-for-life' laid off.
Business & Economy, Unemployment, China
Frustrated by long queues, thousands of refugees register with German authorities struggling with the recent influx.
Refugees, Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict
We speak to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and ask a former KGB general about Russia's air strikes in Syria.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel
101 East follows the lives of seven people in Nanjing and asks what they think of the direction their country is taking.
Politics, Asia Pacific, China
In a Delhi slum, puppeteers, musicians, jugglers and acrobats try to unite as they wrangle with an approaching eviction.
Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Poverty & Development
An investigation into the high rate of child sex abuse in Jamaica and the government's failure to protect its children.
Human Rights, Jamaica, Rape