The UK government claims the Olympics will be a boon for the economy - but the long-term benefits are iffy, says author.
27 Jul 2012 09:37 GMT | US & Canada, United Kingdom, United States
There has been progress in attitudes toward race since the murder of Stephen Lawrence, but change is still needed.
30 Jan 2012 15:17 GMT | United Kingdom
A lawsuit in India alleges that a US biotech firm genetically modified local seeds without permission.
31 Oct 2011 16:34 GMT | Environment, Business & Economy, US & Canada, Latin America, Argentina
Three-month-old Kheyamadin is a docile baby. Lying cocooned in the traditional Afghan Turkmen bright hues of tight silk swaddling clothes, he rarely cries. But the reason for his calm demeanour is not a pacifier, toy or milk - it is opium.
Rajeshree Sisodia | 02 Sep 2006 07:03 GMT
After living in Afghanistan for more than two centuries, economic hardship is pushing many in the country's dwindling Sikh community to emigrate to India, their spiritual homeland.
Rajeshree Sisodia | 09 Jul 2006 11:05 GMT
With a pink and black shawl draped over a heavily made-up face and wearing jeans and tennis shoes, Diana Azimi is the epitome of the new Afghanistan.
Rajeshree Sisodia | 17 May 2006 05:02 GMT
Ali Mohaqiq Nasab, a magazine editor, understands the heavy price to be paid in Afghanistan for pushing the blurred boundaries of press freedom.
Rajeshree Sisodia | 25 Apr 2006 16:52 GMT
What is the true price of gold? We investigate the devastating impact of illegal gold mining in the rainforests of Peru.
Science & Technology, Peru, Environment
In just over a decade, Turkey has reformed its healthcare system, providing affordable care to its population.
Health, Turkey, Surgery
Al Jazeera tells the story of the caliphate providing a fascinating insight into past empires and present-day politics.
President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar discuss the prospects for peace and reconciliation in South Sudan.
South Sudan, Salva Kiir, Riek Machar