Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
Saudi, Iran and the 'war' over the Hajj stampede
21 Oct 2010 11:03 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Israel
Three Palestinians have been shot and injured by Israeli troops in recent days while collecting rubble near the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. Many young Palestinians scour the area to gather the bricks and stones from demolished homes to sell to help them scratch out a living.
A UN report says that at least 25 Palestinians have been killed and scores of others injured by Israeli gunfire along the border since last year. Doctors say about one-third of the victims are under the age of 18.
Human rights groups in Gaza and Israel have threatened to launch a legal challenge over what they describe as Israeli violations of the buffer zone.
Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from Beit Hanoum in Gaza.
Source: Al Jazeera
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
Frustrated by long queues, thousands of refugees register with German authorities struggling with the recent influx.
Refugees, Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict
Armed group says four suicide bombers took part in attack that left four Emirati soldiers and at least 11 others dead.
Middle East, Yemen
Alliance says Russia deliberately violated air space, as Kremlin invites Turkish officials to avoid 'misunderstandings'.
War & Conflict, Turkey, Russia, Turkey-Syria border, Syrian crisis
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