How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
What a crisis has done to the people of Greece
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
Changing climate, unpredictable rains dry out the land, threaten the pastoral way of life in Somaliland.
Poverty & Development, Environment, Africa
Tensions rise as Greeks from both side of the bailout debate take to the streets to withdraw money and express angst.
Politics, Europe, Greece
The world's biggest producer and consumer of the metal sees a golden opportunity to expand its pricing power.
Business & Economy, Asia, China
Normalised Cuba-US relations could result in a hybrid economic model blending socialism and entrepreneurial spirit.
Business & Economy, Communism, Politics
An inside look at the devastating impact of the Greek financial crisis on ordinary citizens.
Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Can Afghan archaeologists take on the Chinese and the Taliban to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site?
Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?