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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.
The world's biggest producer and consumer of the metal sees a golden opportunity to expand its pricing power.
Business & Economy, Asia, China
Normalised Cuba-US relations could result in a hybrid economic model blending socialism and entrepreneurial spirit.
Business & Economy, Communism, Politics
Chasing dreams in an unlikely place, foreign footballers play in Somalia as country rebuilds from decades of conflict.
Sport, Africa, Somalia
Many of the 7,000 sex workers in this Kolkata red-light district say they have no other options for survival.
Asia, India, Women
Muslim Brotherhood calls on supporters to "rise in revolt" after police kill at least nine leading members in Cairo.
Middle East, Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Muslim Brotherhood
UNICEF and Save the Children say increasing child labour is creating a "lost generation" of Syrian children.
War & Conflict, Humanitarian crises, Middle East, Syrian crisis
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?
As the Baku games close, we examine the challenges facing journalists; plus, Angola, Portugal and 'reverse colonialism'.
Media, Europe, Azerbaijan
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Politics, Football, Latin America
The ICC chief prosecutor discusses Sudan's president escaping justice in South Africa and alleged war crimes in Gaza.
Politics, ICC, South Africa