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02 Nov 2010 17:54 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, United States
As polling stations open for crucial midterm elections in the US, the Democratic party of Barack Obama, the country's president, is widely expected to lose its majority in the House of Representatives.
Such a result would be a dramatic reversal for Obama following his sweeping path to victory in 2008.
A series of events, from a global economic downturn to the BP oil disaster, has engulfed the president, and the uphill task looks set to continue during his next two years in power.
David Foster reports from Washington.
Source: Al Jazeera
Activists in the Czech Republic demand that a pig farm built over a former Nazi concentration camp be shut down.
Politics, War & Conflict, Human Rights
In religiously conservative Brazil, women risk jail time and their lives to undergo the procedure that is illegal but commonplace.
Health, Human Rights, Latin America
Trash is a fast-growing import in the Scandinavian country, which turns it into heat for people's homes.
Environment, Europe, Sweden
Critics say the UK's home secretary is using Muslims as a 'political punchbag' in a bid to shore up right-wing support.
Human Rights, Politics, Racism
Election commission declares victory for former military ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan.
Legally installed government in Tripoli removes Omar al-Hassi as the head of National Salvation Government.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Libya
It is a source of sustenance but also of tension and new political realities are now increasing uncertainty.
Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America