The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
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]
A year after the military seized power in a bloodless coup, critics appear to have been effectively silenced.
Politics, Asia Pacific, Thailand
Marriage equality vote generates the biggest human rights debate in Ireland's history.
Human Rights, Europe, Ireland
Military operations aside, governments are seeking to counteract the growing appeal of violent groups at its roots.
War & Conflict, Africa, Nigeria
Banned groups, along with their charitable and militant wings, operate freely despite sanctions.
War & Conflict, Asia, Pakistan
People & Power investigates how Chad is responding to the threat posed by Boko Haram across West Africa.
War & Conflict, Africa, Boko Haram
Castro's dream for Cuba's artists and the three architects who tried to make it a reality.
Arts & Culture, Cuba, Fidel Castro
As thousands die on the perilous journey from Africa to Europe, we examine the economic cost of migrant trafficking.
Business & Economy, Africa, Europe
A rare glimpse at traditional life in Algeria as we go behind the scenes at three weddings in the country's west.
Arts & Culture, Algeria, Africa