Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
A look at Switzerland's entrenched gun culture
20 May 2010 11:38 GMT | Africa
Meles Zenawi, the Ethiopian prime minister, presides over the country with the second-largest population in Africa. Zenawi has been the prime minister of Ethiopia since 1991 but he has most recently been in the headlines for his role in the country's upcoming elections.
Crtitics claim it is impossible for the opposition to win Sunday's vote because of legal restrictions imposed by the current administration.In an interview with Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons, Zenawi spoke about his country's often poor human rights record.
Source: Al Jazeera
PM says Egypt cannot prevent the building of dams and water projects upstream on river.
Tackling the refugee crisis, Iran nuclear deal, and helping rape victims push candidates towards the coveted prize.
War & Conflict, Human Rights, Norway
Joining the West, Reykjavik imposed sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, but now its fishermen are paying the price.
Politics, Business & Economy, Iceland
The illicit kidney trade in South Asia has exploded as brokers use social media to find donors.
Health, Business & Economy, India
Twice the size of Paris, the open-air Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm offers a unique approach to reforming criminals.
Prisoners, Philippines, Crime
Israeli police install metal detectors around the Old City in occupied East Jerusalem as city braces for protests.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel, Jerusalem, Palestine
Iranian military says Brigadier General Hossein Hamedani was killed by the rebels near Aleppo overnight.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Syrian crisis, Iran, Syria
Follow the incredible journey of Asadullah Rahman, the youngest inmate to be held at Guantanamo Bay.
War & Conflict, Afghanistan, Taliban
People & Power investigates India's Hindu fundamentalists and their influence on the country's government.
India, Politics, Human Rights
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
Al Jazeera World looks at the neutral nation's entrenched gun culture and the debate about the right to carry weapons.
Gun violence, Europe, Arts & Culture