An innovative way to discover the story of Palestine
Vote for us. Our Digital Magazine is up for a Webby Award.
15 Oct 2010 11:51 GMT | Politics, Africa
Government soldiers in the DR Congo have attacked and raped hundreds of women in villages where rebel groups already committed mass rapes this summer, according to a high-level UN official.
UN peacekeepers in the Walikale territory have reported that army troops are committing "rapes, killings and lootings," Margot Wallstrom, the special representative for sexual violence against women in conflict, told the UN security council on Thursday.
The atrocities reportedly occurred after thousands of soldiers were deployed in the region to restore order.
Nicole Johnston reports.
Source: Al Jazeera
Volunteers on the Mediterranean island are helping integrate young arrivals and keep them away from human traffickers.
Migrants, Africa, Middle East
Fifty-four years after the failed CIA operation, Cubans there on Giron beach recount the botched raid.
War & Conflict, History, Cuba
The lives of 304 people - including 250 schoolchildren - were lost a year ago, prompting national angst and anger.
South Korea, Park Geun-hye, Asia Pacific
As officials work on peace deals with separatists, a rogue religious battalion vows to fight its way to Moscow.
War & Conflict, Europe, Russia
UN refugee agency says around 50 rescued after vessel reportedly carrying 700 migrants goes down in Mediterranean Sea.
Humanitarian crises, Europe, Migrants, Malta
Video released online shows one group of captives being shot and another group being beheaded on a beach.
ISIL, Middle East, Libya, Ethiopia
General Asad Durrani, the former head of the ISI, Pakistan's notorious spy agency, on its role in the "War on Terror".
Politics, War & Conflict, Asia
101 East investigates the multi-billion-dollar trade in counterfeit medicines, which is creating a global health crisis.
Health, Thailand, Asia Pacific
Marco Polo's travels retraced - from the Pamir Mountains along the Silk Road to Xanadu and the kingdom of women.
Arts & Culture, Business & Economy, China
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