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Saudi, Iran and the 'war' over the Hajj stampede
20 Aug 2012 21:29 GMT | Environment, Latin America, Mexico
Mexico is suffering from one of its worst droughts in more than 70 years.
The dry conditions have prompted farmers to look for alternative methods to bring moisture back to the parched earth.
Al Jazeera’s Barbara Benitez reports.
Source: Al Jazeera
More than 2.5m people are left without food and water as 40 per cent of the national territory is affected.
Environment, Humanitarian crises, US & Canada, Latin America, Mexico
Nearly four million farmers are reeling from drought due to the El Nino weather pattern.
Environment, Humanitarian crises, Business & Economy, Latin America, Mexico
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, Syrian crisis, Middle East, Syria, Russia
Warships off Libyan coast will seek to catch smugglers who bring people to the continent through dangerous sea route.
Mediterranean, Refugees, European Union, Europe
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