Explore the origins and evolution of ISIL
'Miners Shot Down' wins Emmy for best documentary
21 Jun 2010 12:22 GMT | Environment, Business & Economy, Europe, Iceland, Morocco
Delegates to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) have gathered in Morocco for a major conference on the future of whale hunting.Participants at the five-day meeting are set to debate a proposal to overturn a ban on the commercial hunting of whales - considered the most direct threat to the survival of the sea creatures.
Whaling would be regulated for the next 10 years if the deal is agreed upon. But conservationists argue that the regulation does not go far enough.
The meeting comes as the annual whaling season gets underway in Iceland.
Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, on the struggle to save whales in the country.
Source: Al Jazeera
Content on this website is for general information purposes only. Your comments
are provided by your own free will and you take sole responsibility for any direct
or indirect liability. You hereby provide us with an irrevocable, unlimited, and
global license for no consideration to use, reuse, delete or publish comments, in
accordance with Community Rules & Guidelines and Terms and Conditions.
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
Turkish president says Syrian regime buying oil from ISIL, after Russian claims that Ankara was funding the armed group.
Middle East, Turkey, Russia, Syria
In second day of historic Africa visit, pontiff says illegal forms of trafficking fuel political instability and crime.
Africa, Human Rights, Religion, 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
We follow one man's astounding undercover crusade to expose judicial corruption in Ghana.
Ghana, Politics, Corruption
Abu Hafs al-Mauritani, an Islamic scholar previously with al-Qaeda, discusses the Paris attacks and the rise of ISIL.
Al-Qaeda, ISIL, Paris Attacks
How ordinary people are mobilising to disrupt the fossil fuel industry by redirecting investment.
Business & Economy, Environment, Climate Change