Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
Has Russia saved the Assad regime from collapse?
24 Oct 2010 11:32 GMT | US & Canada, United States
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf is the founder of the Cordoba Initiative which is currently seeking to build a cultural center just two blocks away from what is know as 'ground zero' in New York City. Many people in the US oppose the so-called 'ground zero mosque'.
He talks to al Jazeera's Sami Zeidan about the controversial project, 9/11 and the media, Muslims in the US, building bridges, allegations that he supports terrorism, US foreign policy, and the recent Quran burning.
Source: Al Jazeera
Twice the size of Paris, the open-air Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm offers a unique approach to reforming criminals.
Prisoners, Philippines, Crime
As the battle over Kunduz rages, US may be forced to extend troop deployment after 14 years of warfare with the Taliban.
War & Conflict, United States, Afghanistan
Military intelligence ordered major companies to steer clear of two independent newspapers with ad revenue, sources say.
Media, Bangladesh, Politics
Enbridge Energy is eyeing a major pipeline in Minnesota state, but the project faces fierce environmental opposition.
Environment, Oil spill, Energy
We speak to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and ask a former KGB general about Russia's air strikes in Syria.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel
The names of Newton, Galileo and Copernicus are well known, but how have the great Islamic thinkers of the middle ages contributed to the science of today?
In a Delhi slum, puppeteers, musicians, jugglers and acrobats try to unite as they wrangle with an approaching eviction.
Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Poverty & Development
101 East follows the lives of seven people in Nanjing and asks what they think of the direction their country is taking.
Politics, Asia Pacific, China