We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
24 Sep 2010 06:55 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Pakistan, United States
A Pakistani scientist convicted of attempting to kill US military personnel has been sentenced to 86 years in prison. Aafia Siddiqui's sentence was handed down by a federal New York court on Thursday.The case has been closely watched in Pakistan, where for months people have been demonstrating and calling for her release.Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.
Source: Al Jazeera
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Health, Poverty & Development, Environment
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Arts & Culture, Islam, Business & Economy
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Business & Economy, United States, Politics
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Environment, Climate Change, Climate SOS
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War & Conflict, Middle East, Turkey, Bashar al-Assad, Syria
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Environment, Asia Pacific, Taiwan, Earthquake
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Politics, Gang violence, US
How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides.
Politics, United States, Cuba
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Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
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Politics, US & Canada, France