On the front lines of the African climate change battle
'99.99% of antiques in the market are fake'
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.
Sami reindeer herders in Norway fear climate change could force the abandonment of a thousand-year way of life.
Climate SOS, Climate Change, Norway
As climate change talks gear up in Paris, police are cracking down on dissent.
Climate Change, Climate SOS, France
Over-fishing threatens not only the survival of shark species, but also impoverished fishing communities in Madagascar.
Poverty & Development, Environment, Africa
Meet the man reporting on the stories some of Lebanon's most powerful people would rather you didn't know about.
Journalism under fire, Human Rights, Middle East
Climate change meeting shows international community's resolve to save planet in wake of attacks, US leader says.
Politics, Climate Change, Europe, France
IHH says bakery destroyed in attack in Idlib provided daily bread for nearly 45,000 internally displaced people.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Syria, Russia
We explore the hip side of Congo-Brazzaville with a style icon, a rap artist, a wrestler, and a radio talk show host.
Arts & Culture, Congo, France
Why have we waited so long to acknowledge the real threat of global warming?
Politics, Science & Technology, Environment
Peru's chief drug prosecutor is profiled as she takes on an inventive and ruthless enemy, the cocaine trade.
War & Conflict, Drugs, Latin America
The insatiable appetite for antiques by China's growing nouveau riche is feeding a counterfeit industry.
Asia, China, Business & Economy