Explore the origins and evolution of ISIL
'Miners Shot Down' wins Emmy for best documentary
27 Sep 2010 16:11 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Venezuela
Both president Hugo Chavez's ruling Socialist party and the opposition are claiming victory after Sunday's National Assembly elections in Venezuela.
Chavez's party won the most seats in parliament but lost its two third majority, meaning he will no longer wield the vast political clout he enjoyed for five years.
And the opposition -- having sat out of the National Assembly for five years - is now back at the centre of political decision-making.
Al Jazeera Zeina Awad reports.
Source: Al Jazeera
Despite rain, worshippers gather to greet Pope Francis on his visit to Kenya and attend mass.
Africa, Kenya, Pope Francis
On Pope Francis's visit to Kenya, rights activists question Church stance on reproductive rights.
How Russia inadvertently promoted Georgian wine in the West.
Politics, Business & Economy, Europe
Despite vehicle donations and purchases during the Ebola epidemic, many patients still struggle to reach a hospital.
Health, Africa, Ebola
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's announcement comes amid continuing tension over downing of Russian warplane by Turkey.
Russia, Middle East, Europe, Turkey, Turkey-Syria border
Several opposition MPs hospitalised in demonstration calling for the release of jailed former president Mohamed Nasheed.
The insatiable appetite for antiques by China's growing nouveau riche is feeding a counterfeit industry.
Asia, China, Business & Economy
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan faces backlash over what he describes as growing intolerance and insecurity in India.
Politics, Arts & Culture, Asia
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita discusses the Bamako hotel attack, what his government plans to do next and the volatile north.
Politics, Mali, War & Conflict
South Africa's miner strike led to the country's deadliest act of police violence since the end of apartheid.
South Africa, Politics, Protests