The Houthis, an armed opposition group in northern Yemen which the government launched six wars against in nine years, recently publicised the intention to stage an unprecedented public celebration of the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday on January 24.
25 Jan 2013 16:13 GMT
One million children under the age of five are suffering from lack of food, according to the latest UN numbers.
31 May 2012 10:52 GMT
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.
Indonesia, Crimes against humanity, Genocide
People and Power goes on the trail of a Somali army commander accused of involvement in mass killings and war crimes.
War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia
One young Iranian woman challenges her family and traditional values as she dreams of becoming an astronaut.
Arts & Culture, Iran, Space
How are health workers tackling the deeply rooted stigma associated with leprosy as well as the disease?
Health, India, Diseases