The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Nigeria: Failed state or African superpower?
04 Aug 2010 05:27 GMT
There has been growing tension in the region, with Israeli troops exchanging rocket and gunfire with Lebanese soldiers along their border on Tuesday.
The skirmish left two Lebanese soldiers and an Israeli soldier dead, and heightened fears of a war.
Bold challenge from small political parties looks set to deliver a thrilling climax.
Elections, United Kingdom, Europe
One of the world's oldest Jewish communities is facing extinction amid a mass exodus to Israel and the United States.
Religion, Uzbekistan, Russia
Piracy on the rise in the region as hijackers commandeer fuel tankers and siphon off precious cargo.
Asia Pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia
Compensation was paid for the devastating 2008 spills that soaked the delta, but clean-up hasn't begun six years later.
Oil spill, Oil, Nigeria
Jewish scholar Robert S Wistrich on whether all criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic, and the root causes of Islamophobia
Politics, Israel, Palestine
101 East enters the world of Sabah's stateless children, who spend their lives on the run from authorities.
Child rights, Malaysia, Human Rights
We meet Chinese conservationists working to protect the world's only freshwater porpoise from extinction.
Environment, China, Wildlife
The politics and coverage of xenophobia in South Africa; and TV regulation in the UK ahead of a contentious election.
Media, Africa, South Africa