Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Is the US military reliant on indentured workers?
David Poort is Deputy Editor with Al Jazeera English.
Salafi scholar Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi reportedly negotiated with ISIL in attempt to secure release of Jordanian pilot.
17 Feb 2015 13:57 GMT | War & Conflict, Jordan, ISIL
Despite poor show on the pitch, many Brazilians are proud of how their country organised the event.
13 Jul 2014 17:33 GMT | Sport, Football, Latin America, Brazil
Football fans in desperate search for tickets to the final in Rio’s Maracana stadium are willing to pay up to $20,000.
11 Jul 2014 20:43 GMT | Sport, Football
High travel costs as well as trouble finding match tickets has kept many Oranje fans from following their team to Brazil
David Poort | 09 Jul 2014 16:15 GMT | Sport, Football, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil
As Argentinian football fans arrive in Brazil to support their team, the long-standing rivalry with the host team grows.
David Poort | 07 Jul 2014 20:38 GMT | Sport, Argentina, Brazil, Football, World Cup
Striker tells nation his World Cup is over - but says his team can carry on without him and win the competition.
David Poort | 06 Jul 2014 05:58 GMT | Latin America, Brazil, Colombia, Germany, Sport
FIFA president congratulates Brazil on the absence of social unrest during the World Cup, which he called "a success".
David Poort | 03 Jul 2014 16:44 GMT | Sport, Football, Latin America, Brazil
The Qatari observer mission visits Brazil 2014 World Cup to learn from its successes and mistakes.
David Poort | 02 Jul 2014 12:23 GMT | Sport, Middle East, Qatar
Rude song fuels historic football rivalry between South American giants, as thousands of Argentinians take to Sao Paulo.
David Poort | 30 Jun 2014 23:30 GMT | Sport, Football, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil
Brazil survived their nail-biting round of 16 match against Chile after a penalty shoot-out. Fans at Rio de Janeiro's Co
David Poort | 29 Jun 2014 15:01 GMT | Sport, Latin America, Brazil, World Cup, Football
Midway through, FIFA can be pleased with how the 2014 World Cup is shaping up, says sports journalist Luis Aguilar.
David Poort | 27 Jun 2014 21:36 GMT | Sport, Football, Latin America, Brazil, Chile
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Japan is using high tech factories to grow vegetables indoors.
Environment, Science & Technology, Food
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?
Human Rights, Kazakhstan, Asia