Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
Saudi, Iran and the 'war' over the Hajj stampede
30 Nov 2010 09:01 GMT | Environment, US & Canada, Latin America, Canada, Mexico
The latest round of UN climate change talks are underway in Cancun, Mexico - and as world leaders debate ways to tackle global warming, conservationists say polar bears are being hit hard.
Canada is home to two-thirds of the world’s polar bear population, but research has shown numbers are declining rapidly.
Imtiaz Tyab reports from Churchill – a tiny town just south of the Arctic Circle.
Source: Al Jazeera
Military intelligence ordered major companies to steer clear of two independent newspapers with ad revenue, sources say.
Media, Bangladesh, Politics
Enbridge Energy is eyeing a major pipeline in Minnesota state, but the project faces fierce environmental opposition.
Environment, Oil spill, Energy
Plunder of Somali waters by foreign fishing vessels could mean the return of hijackings, locals warn.
Environment, Somalia, Africa
Once-thriving northeast factories waylaid by '90s economic reforms as millions of former 'employees-for-life' laid off.
Business & Economy, Unemployment, China
At least four dead and dozens injured in attacks in Hama province and in areas bordering Idlib province, activists say.
War & Conflict, Humanitarian crises, Syrian crisis, Middle East, Syria
Group says four suicide bombers took part in attack that left four UAE soldiers and at least 11 others dead.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Yemen, ISIL
We speak to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and ask a former KGB general about Russia's air strikes in Syria.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel
101 East follows the lives of seven people in Nanjing and asks what they think of the direction their country is taking.
Politics, Asia Pacific, China
In a Delhi slum, puppeteers, musicians, jugglers and acrobats try to unite as they wrangle with an approaching eviction.
Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Poverty & Development
An investigation into the high rate of child sex abuse in Jamaica and the government's failure to protect its children.
Human Rights, Jamaica, Rape