Palestinians in Gaza speak of life under Israeli occupation.
"My Nigeria is my earth, my material, my jokes"
23 Oct 2010 14:03 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Iraq
Blackwater, the private security firm now known as Xe Services, has acquired a controversial reputation in recent years for playing a largely unregulated, mercenary role as the US' former guard of choice in Iraq and other countries.
The group operated under a $465m contract in Iraq and became infamous for a September 2007 shooting in Baghdad's Nissour Square that left 17 civilians dead. Five Blackwater guards were charged with murder, though a judge in January dismissed the case for prosecutorial misconduct.
The WikiLeaks Iraq war files reveal 14 other incidents in which Blackwater guards opened fire on civilians, killing 10 and wounding seven.
Source: Al Jazeera
Thanks to an innovative relocation programme, the Alameens' lives have changed dramatically after fleeing the war.
Refugees, Germany, Syrian crisis
After extending air war against fighters in Iraq, London contemplates military targets in Syria as well.
War & Conflict, United Kingdom, Middle East
Monsoon storms have wreaked havoc on Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims.
Rohingya, Human Rights, Weather
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Palestine, India, Gaza: After the war
Austrian police confirm final death toll, saying the refugees included eight women and four children.
Refugees, Politics, Europe, Mediterranean, Austria
Officials say 82 dead and at least 100 missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast in latest in series of disasters.
Humanitarian crises, Human Rights, Africa, Europe, Refugees
People & Power investigates South Korea's disturbing rise in suicides, particularly among the elderly.
Health, Poverty & Development, South Korea
A story of political skulduggery in Yemen and the high cost to the presidency of alleged collusion with the Houthis.
War & Conflict, Politics, Yemen
South Sudan's president talks about the ongoing violence, internal rivalries, and the future of his country.
Politics, South Sudan, Sudan
The comedian gives an insight into his street-smart Nigerian life as he gets his act together and grows his brand.
Arts & Culture, Africa, Nigeria