On the front lines of the African climate change battle
'99.99% of antiques in the market are fake'
03 Nov 2013 13:53 GMT
Congolese soldiers rest while being deployed against the M23 rebels near Goma, November 1. While the rebels have agreed to peace talks, the government has pursued a military option.
Hakimullah Mehsud, the former leader of the Pakistani Taliban, was killed by a US drone strike on November 1. The death occurred on the eve of peace talks with the government.
AP Photo/Ishtiaq Mahsud, File
Also on November 1, a man opened fire in Terminal Three in the Los Angeles International Airport. One Transportation Security Administration official was killed and a half dozen other people were injured during the shooting.
Toronto(***)s police department said they had video showing Mayor Rob Ford (second from left) smoking a crack cocaine pipe. Ford has refused to resign despite mounting calls for him to do so.
Two French journalists were killed in northern Mali after interviewing Tuareg separatist fighters. The executions came as the government attempted to talk with rebels in the north to prevent a wider conflict in the country.
Mohamed Vall/Al Jazeera
The Boston Red Sox baseball team celebrated their World Series championship victory on November 1. It was the the third time they have won in the past decade.
Greg M. Cooper/Usa Today Sports
Police officers clash with protesters in front of City Hall in central Phnom Penh on October 30. The demonstrators were protesting against the government evicting them from their homes.
Gulay Samanci, a lawmaker with Turkey(***)s Justice and Development Party, wears a headscarf to mark the end of a longstanding ban on the garb in the parliamentary chamber.
Sami reindeer herders in Norway fear climate change could force the abandonment of a thousand-year way of life.
Climate SOS, Climate Change, Norway
As climate change talks gear up in Paris, police are cracking down on dissent.
Climate Change, Climate SOS, France
Over-fishing threatens not only the survival of shark species, but also impoverished fishing communities in Madagascar.
Poverty & Development, Environment, Africa
Meet the man reporting on the stories some of Lebanon's most powerful people would rather you didn't know about.
Journalism under fire, Human Rights, Middle East
We explore the hip side of Congo-Brazzaville with a style icon, a rap artist, a wrestler, and a radio talk show host.
Arts & Culture, Congo, France
Why have we waited so long to acknowledge the real threat of global warming?
Politics, Science & Technology, Environment
Peru's chief drug prosecutor is profiled as she takes on an inventive and ruthless enemy, the cocaine trade.
War & Conflict, Drugs, Latin America
The insatiable appetite for antiques by China's growing nouveau riche is feeding a counterfeit industry.
Asia, China, Business & Economy