How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
Saving Afghanistan's archaeological sites
30 Jul 2010 09:47 GMT
Hundreds of people have been killed after three days of floods triggered by monsoon rains swept through northwestern Pakistan [AFP]
The rains have bloated rivers, submerged villages, and triggered landslides [AFP]
More than 1 million people have been displaced by the floods due to wide-destruction [AFP]
A rescue operation has been launched to save thousands of stranded people, but efforts were hampered by further inclement weather [AFP]
It is the worst flooding in the region since 1929.
The rising toll of the monsoon rains underscore the poor infrastructure in impoverished Pakistan [AFP]
Stranded residents had to come up with innovative methods like using a rope to move around [AFP]
Many people volunteered to rescue those most vulnerable in the deluge [AFP]
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
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?
As the Baku games close, we examine the challenges facing journalists; plus, Angola, Portugal and 'reverse colonialism'.
Media, Europe, Azerbaijan
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Politics, Football, Latin America
The ICC chief prosecutor discusses Sudan's president escaping justice in South Africa and alleged war crimes in Gaza.
Politics, ICC, South Africa