Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
James Bays, is an award-winning correspondent, who has travelled to more than 70 counties and has reported from numerous conflict zones, including Iraq, Congo, Sierra Leone, Lebanon, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Panama, the former Soviet Union, Israel and the Palestinian territories.
As a roving correspondent, James frequently reports from Baghdad and Kabul. He filed reports for Al Jazeera following Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan, which later took second prize in the Best TV Item category at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in 2008 and was nominated for a Royal Television Society award.
Special envoy David Nabarro talks to Al Jazeera about the United Nations' role in fighting the spread of Ebola.
01 Nov 2014 09:18 GMT | Health, Liberia, Africa, Ebola
A proposed conference in Geneva is gaining traction with the US and Russia throwing diplomatic muscle behind the plan.
30 May 2013 07:57 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, China, Egypt
Countries around the globe are drawing up strategies for Syria in case the armed conflict takes a decisive turn.
01 Apr 2013 13:06 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, France, Iran
The Mali conflict is expected to dominate meeting of African leaders, as DRC prepares for peace plan.
James Bays | 11 Feb 2013 07:18 GMT | Africa
As the UN general assembly begins its annual session, there is little hope for any clear progress on the Syrian conflict
James Bays | 24 Sep 2012 00:18 GMT | Middle East
Our correspondent travels with the Free Syrian Army as they capture most of an important town in Homs province
James Bays | 11 Jul 2012 12:15 GMT | Lebanon, Syria
In more than a year of fighting, there have been so many conflicting things written about the Free Syrian Army. What started as a peaceful protest has become an armed struggle against the military might of the Bashar al-Assad regime.
James Bays | 09 May 2012 08:58 GMT | Middle East
The National Transitional Council needs to take heed from mistakes made in Iraq as it races towards a new regime.
James Bays | 24 Aug 2011 13:03 GMT | Africa
Government "normalisation" policy precedes a referendum on the city's future.
James Bays | 06 Nov 2007 18:26 GMT | Middle East, Iraq
Sudanese refugees are stuck in northern Iraq, the victims of two wars.
James Bays | 05 Nov 2007 18:23 GMT | Middle East, Iraq
Men risk their lives to mine lapis lazuli in remote Afghan valley.
James Bays | 26 Oct 2007 09:38 GMT | Asia, Afghanistan
The Ethiopian prime minister discusses democracy, human rights, press freedom and the future of his country.
Politics, Human Rights, Ethiopia
The story of Algeria's past, present and future - from independence to the Arab Spring and beyond.
As China tries to outmuscle its neighbours, we ask who will win the battle over the resource-rich waters.
Business & Economy, War & Conflict, Politics
People & Power investigates how Chad is responding to the threat posed by Boko Haram across West Africa.
War & Conflict, Africa, Boko Haram