Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Jigme Sherpa brings hope to Nepal's quake victims
26 Oct 2010 15:45 GMT
Thousands of Indonesians have been asked to stay away from their homes on the slopes of Mount Merapi after officials raised the alert level to maximum [AFP]
Relief workers have been conducting evacuation drills since last week, with scientists on Tuesday warning of a possible major eruption [EPA]
Some 40,000 people live in the shadows of the rumbling mountain, which is Indonesia(***)s most active volcano [Reuters]
The volatile 2,968-metre volcano near the Javanese cultural capital of Jogjakarta has recorded increased activity in recent days [AFP]
Hundreds of elderly residents, as well as women and children, have been moved to makeshift camps set up at government buildings and sports fields [AFP]
As Mount Merapi is the most active volcano in Indonesia residents delayed evacuating for fear of a false alarm [Reuters]
Eruptions from Mount Merapi have killed more than 1,300 people in the past 80 years, with the last eruption in 2006 [Reuters]
Caribbean island has one of the lowest connectivity rates in the world with just 3.4 percent of households online.
Internet, Cuba, United States
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Allegations of major security failures surrounding submarines in Scotland put nukes on the radar.
War & Conflict, Science & Technology, Europe
Drug use has soared on the African island and women are the most vulnerable.
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Al Jazeera World follows the everyday lives of Aleppo residents living amid the ongoing conflict and destruction.
War & Conflict, Politics, Syria: Broken Nation
Nigeria's main opposition leader shares his views on the postponed vote, Boko Haram, and challenges facing his country.
Politics, Africa, Nigeria
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Egypt's most devoted football fans became a major protest group during their country's revolution and the aftermath.
Sport, Politics, Egypt