Our special coverage of the closest race for years
Explore the personal stories of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
17 Aug 2011 06:57 GMT
A Karen woman in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp inside Karen State, Myanmar [Thomas Maung Shwe]
Karen boys in an IDP camp inside Karen State, Myanmar [Thomas Maung Shwe]
Rebel soldiers from the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) in Myanmar [Thomas Maung Shwe]
An injured KNLA soldier inside Karen State, Myanmar. He lost his arm when he was hit by a mortar shell from government troops [Thomas Maung Shwe]
KNLA veteran To Po on his way to an IDP camp at the Thai-Myanmar border [Kay Lie]
Al Jazeera cameraman Dean Adams films illegal trade on the Thailand-Myanmar border [Kay Lie]
Dr Cynthia(***)s Mae Tao Clinic in Mae Sot, Thailand [Kay Lie]
Activists in the Czech Republic demand that a pig farm built over a former Nazi concentration camp be shut down.
Politics, War & Conflict, Human Rights
In religiously conservative Brazil, women risk jail time and their lives to undergo the procedure that is illegal but commonplace.
Health, Human Rights, Latin America
Trash is a fast-growing import in the Scandinavian country, which turns it into heat for people's homes.
Environment, Europe, Sweden
Critics say the UK's home secretary is using Muslims as a 'political punchbag' in a bid to shore up right-wing support.
Human Rights, Politics, Racism
It is a source of sustenance but also of tension and new political realities are now increasing uncertainty.
Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America