Explore the origins and evolution of ISIL
'Miners Shot Down' wins Emmy for best documentary
Palestine's bid to join the United Nations reignited international debate on the longstanding conflict with Israel.
27 Dec 2011 13:07 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Israel, Palestine, United States
North Korea state media built an elaborate cult of personality around the leader's skills and accomplishments.
19 Dec 2011 20:03 GMT | Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Asia Pacific, North Korea
The drop from AAA to AA+ has left Americans, and the world, wondering why.
23 Nov 2011 12:33 GMT | Business & Economy, US & Canada, United States
After five years of negotiations, Israel has agreed to exchange 1,027 Palestinian prisoners for the captured soldier.
Nadeem Muaddi | 13 Nov 2011 12:41 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Israel
Colourful and outspoken Italian leader earned notoriety for a slew of embarrassing remarks, pranks and gaffes.
Nadeem Muaddi | 12 Nov 2011 19:54 GMT | Europe, US & Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain
From a fear of heights to a penchant for female bodyguards, Libya's ex-ruler displayed fascinating traits.
Nadeem Muaddi | 07 Nov 2011 22:02 GMT | US & Canada, Italy, Libya, Portugal, United States
The insatiable appetite for antiques by China's growing nouveau riche is feeding a counterfeit industry.
Asia, China, Business & Economy
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan faces backlash over what he describes as growing intolerance and insecurity in India.
Politics, Arts & Culture, Asia
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita discusses the Bamako hotel attack, what his government plans to do next and the volatile north.
Politics, Mali, War & Conflict
South Africa's miner strike led to the country's deadliest act of police violence since the end of apartheid.
South Africa, Politics, Protests