Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
Saudi, Iran and the 'war' over the Hajj stampede
06 Dec 2013 00:13 GMT
A young member of the Maitibolo Cultural Troupe, in front of a placard of Mandela.
Nelson Mandela with US singer Beyonce Knowles and British singer Annie Lennox on Robben Island in Cape Town.
AP Photo/Obed Zilwa
Irish rock star Bono, right, and Nelson Mandela pose after meeting at Mandela\(***)s residence at Houghton in Johannesburg, South Africa.
AP Photo/Juda Ngwenya, File
Nelson Mandela, left, and actor Sidney Poitier appear at a news conference in Cape Town. Poitier is in South Africa making a film in which he portrays Mandela.
AP Photo/Sasa Kralj, File
Nelson Mandela guides Pope John Paul II after they met at Johannesburg International Airport, at the start of the pope\(***)s first official visit to the country.
Patrick De Noirmont/Reuters
Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton and South African President F W de Klerk attend the Freedom Medal ceremonies in Philadelphia on July 4, 1993.
Nelson Mandela smiles as he formally announces his retirement from public life at his foundation(***)s offices in Johannesburg in June 1, 2004.
Mandela dies after battling a lung infection for more than three months. He was 95.
As the battle over Kunduz rages, US may be forced to extend troop deployment after 14 years of warfare with the Taliban.
War & Conflict, United States, Afghanistan
Military intelligence ordered major companies to steer clear of two independent newspapers with ad revenue, sources say.
Media, Bangladesh, Politics
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
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