How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
At 15 Omar went to Guantanamo. Here's his story
10 Jul 2011 07:59 GMT
Inspired by the successful revolution in Tunisia, Egyptians began taking to the streets to protest against poverty, rampant unemployment, government corruption and autocratic governance [Neil Brandt]
These were the first protests on such a large scale in Egypt since the 1970s [Neil Brandt]
After 18 days of protests, involving tens of thousands of people across Egypt, Hosni Mubarak resigned as Egyptian president [Shameela Seedat]
After Mubarak(***)s resignation, power was handed over to the Egyptian army [Neil Brandt]
Many Egyptians returned to their homeland from abroad to join the protests [Neil Brandt]
Military leaders realised that cracks were starting to appear and that many soldiers sided with the protesters [Neil Brandt]
Some Egyptians say that the unexpected high of the triumph over the Mubarak regime has been followed by a crashing low [Neil Brandt]
Many Egyptians felt a sense of national purpose during the protests in January and February [Neil Brandt]
But the reality of trying to build a new society is much harder than expected [Francois Verster]
The old problems of poverty and unemployment have not gone away [Francois Verster]
Real improvements in the economy, crime prevention and genuine freedoms are important benchmarks for a future Egypt [Francois Verster]
In post-revolution Egypt many people are committed to playing their part in political life and in rebuilding their future [Neil Brandt]
Many young people believe that the January revolution should be seen as "only the beginning", and that depending on how things turn out, a second revolution may be in store [Shameela Seedat]
Normalised Cuba-US relations could result in a hybrid economic model blending socialism and entrepreneurial spirit.
Business & Economy, Communism, Politics
Chasing dreams in an unlikely place, foreign footballers play in Somalia as country rebuilds from decades of conflict.
Sport, Africa, Somalia
Many of the 7,000 sex workers in this Kolkata red-light district say they have no other options for survival.
Asia, India, Women
Wedged between Ukraine and Romania, one of Europe's poorest nations must choose between the regional powers.
Poverty & Development, Politics, Europe
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