We demand the release of our journalists unjustly jailed in Egypt.
Empire examines the new scramble for Africa
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]
Wife of Raif Badawi, a blogger sentenced to 10 years in Saudi Arabia and 1,000 lashes, says he is a "peaceful person".
Human Rights, Politics, Saudi Arabia
Salman, defence minister since 2011, takes the throne at age of 79 after demise of his half-brother King Abdullah.
Politics, Middle East, Saudi Arabia
As the world's elite gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, many Paris citizens struggling just to get by.
Main opposition Syriza party's platform of delaying debt repayment aims to sweep vote and undo austerity hardship.
Politics, Germany, Greece
Fault Lines gains rare access into North Korea and examines the impact of US policies on the secretive nation.
Politics, Environment, US & Canada
The damaging health effects of Tunisia's phosphate mines on workers who hoped the Arab Spring would bring change.
Health, Politics, Tunisia
Can a beauty contest restore the dignity and hope of Colombian women put behind bars because of drugs and violence?
Arts & Culture, Latin America, Colombia
The story of Morocco's Jewish community told from the perspective of those who have left, stayed or are now returning.
Politics, War & Conflict, France