Arts & Culture27 Nov 2016 09:56 GMT
For today's young Muslims, traditional methods of finding a life partner are increasingly viewed as inapplicable.
Arts & Culture19 Mar 2016 10:33 GMT
At a London festival, female artists grapple with the issues facing their region and their own identities.
Arts & Culture25 Feb 2016 07:54 GMT
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Media19 Nov 2014 08:50 GMT
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Environment02 Dec 2012 19:59 GMT
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Brunei28 May 2012 14:25 GMT
Female athletes from the Gulf state will compete for the first time, but many still face hurdles - in sport and society.
US & Canada19 May 2012 15:21 GMT
The institution, located in 5,000 acres of forestland, teaches ancient wisdom and rights in the modern world.
Latin America22 Apr 2012 19:26 GMT
Many indigenous Warao people are unable to find a way out of poverty in both traditional communities and modern cities.
US & Canada18 Nov 2011 19:34 GMT
Venezuelan religion draws thousands to mountainside rituals for purification and guidance.
Poverty & Development08 Mar 2011 13:35 GMT
A Georgian scheme to supplant Russian with English as a second language is facing the barriers it aims to dismantle.
China23 Feb 2011 11:25 GMT
Toy guns are illegal in parts of Iraq, but fears persist over their role in a violent culture.
Iraq14 Feb 2011 14:38 GMT
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