How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
What a crisis has done to the people of Greece
05 Mar 2010 11:50 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Iraq
Since campaigning officially began on February 12, cities across Iraq's northern Kurdish region have been waiting for the election in anticipation.
Posters depicting a number of candidates and officials festoon the streets and lamp posts are strewn with banners and bunting.Traditionally there have been two main Kurdish parties, but as Zeina Khodr reports from Sulaimaniyah, there is now a powerful, new force to contend with.Most ethnic Kurds in Iraq's northern region known as "Iraqi Kurdistan" see the national elections on March 7 as about safeguarding their hard-won political gains since the US-led war ousted the Baathist government in 2003.
Source: Al Jazeera
Though talk of secession has decreased, Kurdish minority seek more influence in Baghdad.
Politics, US & Canada, France, Iraq, Kuwait
Thousands of soldiers and police deployed across the country to protect voters.
Changing climate, unpredictable rains dry out the land, threaten the pastoral way of life in Somaliland.
Poverty & Development, Environment, Africa
Tensions rise as Greeks from both side of the bailout debate take to the streets to withdraw money and express angst.
Politics, Europe, Greece
The world's biggest producer and consumer of the metal sees a golden opportunity to expand its pricing power.
Business & Economy, Asia, China
Normalised Cuba-US relations could result in a hybrid economic model blending socialism and entrepreneurial spirit.
Business & Economy, Communism, Politics
Essebsi declares state of emergency after beach massacre, saying country is 'in a state of war' due to continued threat.
War & Conflict, ISIL, Tunisia, Middle East
Footage shows teenagers shooting dead 25 Syrian soldiers in front of relatively sparse crowd of men and some children.
War & Conflict, Syria, ISIL
An inside look at the devastating impact of the Greek financial crisis on ordinary citizens.
Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Can Afghan archaeologists take on the Chinese and the Taliban to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site?
Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?