Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
30 Oct 2010 19:57 GMT
Comedians Steven Colbert and Jon Stewart entertained hundreds in Washington DC on Saturday with a rally aimed at "restoring sanity" [AFP]
The event held at the National Mall and viewed as a response to Restoring Honor rally organised by TV talk show host Glenn Beck in August, blurred the line between satire and political activism [AFP]
The organisers and audience avoided overt references to US political parties [AFP]
Instead, musicians and celebrities contributed to an event that Stewart said aimed at getting the US to "relax" [AFP]
The rally was organised as the nation geared up to vote in the November 2 mid-term elections [AFP]
Stewart and Colbert aimed to cool the political rhetoric in the midst of the election campaign [AFP]
A year after the military seized power in a bloodless coup, critics appear to have been effectively silenced.
Politics, Asia Pacific, Thailand
Marriage equality vote generates the biggest human rights debate in Ireland's history.
Human Rights, Europe, Ireland
Military operations aside, governments are seeking to counteract the growing appeal of violent groups at its roots.
War & Conflict, Africa, Nigeria
Banned groups, along with their charitable and militant wings, operate freely despite sanctions.
War & Conflict, Asia, Pakistan
People & Power investigates how Chad is responding to the threat posed by Boko Haram across West Africa.
War & Conflict, Africa, Boko Haram
Castro's dream for Cuba's artists and the three architects who tried to make it a reality.
Arts & Culture, Cuba, Fidel Castro
As thousands die on the perilous journey from Africa to Europe, we examine the economic cost of migrant trafficking.
Business & Economy, Africa, Europe
A rare glimpse at traditional life in Algeria as we go behind the scenes at three weddings in the country's west.
Arts & Culture, Algeria, Africa