Mehdi Hasan exposes misconceptions about the continent
Explore Japan through its offbeat train culture
06 Aug 2010 20:56 GMT | Politics, Middle East
Biceps and six packs are not something you would associate with Iran.
But some 6,000 bodybuilding clubs are currently active in the conservative nation, and bodybuilding is fast becoming a popular sport where it was previously frowned upon. That's led Tehran to host its first Asian Bodybuilding Championships.
Alireza Ronaghi has more from Tehran.
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.
Education Pro enables teachers to monitor students' online activity and sends "violation" alerts over trigger terms.
Human Rights, Education, United Kingdom
Japanese protesters invoke human rights abuse and painful memories of war to oppose US Marine airbase on their island.
Military, Human Rights, Japan
Precarious peace agreement has failed to end fighting in South Sudan with fears of famine and disease outbreaks.
War & Conflict, Human Rights, South Sudan
While targeting 'terrorists and junkies', Kremlin-backed strongman Kadyrov flaunts the law to safeguard moderate Islam.
Human Rights, War & Conflict, Chechnya
Israeli PM theatens to expedite Palestinian home demolitions among other measures as clashes continue in the West Bank.
Politics, Middle East, Israel, Occupied West Bank, Benjamin Netanyahu
Seoul says Joo Won-moon, arrested in April for illegal entry, will be repatriated through border truce village.
Politics, Asia Pacific, South Korea, North Korea
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
The story of the 1994 Rwandan genocide told through the prism of the media, exploring their role then and today.
Media, War & Conflict, Africa