Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Dancing to defy ageing & loneliness in Mexico
20 Oct 2011 12:02 GMT
China(***)s animal protection law was drafted in 2009, but has still not been implemented
For centuries, dogs, cats and other animals have been raised just for food consumption and for use in traditional medicines
Dog meat is popular and is considered to have medicinal properties
Cat meat is also a delicacy, particularly in the south of Guangzhou and during winter months
Du Yufeng has rescued hundreds of dogs and cats in her home province of Sichuan
She spends more than $60,000 a year caring for the dogs, saving them from extermination or ending up on a restaurant menu
Asia is home to 41 percent of the 53 million domestic workers worldwide, mostly women with few rights and often abused.
Migrants, Abuse, Human Rights
Demand for Korean War peace treaty by prominent activists casts light on issue drawing criticism and support.
War & Conflict, Asia, South Korea
Narendra Modi and his ruling BJP government receive a mixed response on the delivery of pre-election promises.
Politics, Asia, India
Amid a deadly cholera outbreak in an isolated village, century-old vessel is ferrying out sick and desperate people.
Humanitarian crises, Refugees, Burundi
The Ethiopian prime minister discusses democracy, human rights, press freedom and the future of his country.
Politics, Human Rights, Ethiopia
The story of Algeria's past, present and future - from independence to the Arab Spring and beyond.
As China tries to outmuscle its neighbours, we ask who will win the battle over the resource-rich waters.
Business & Economy, War & Conflict, Politics
People & Power investigates how Chad is responding to the threat posed by Boko Haram across West Africa.
War & Conflict, Africa, Boko Haram