Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Dancing to defy ageing & loneliness in Mexico
21 Jul 2012 01:55 GMT | Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Africa, South Africa
An African dancer has beaten tough odds to become a rising star in the exclusive ballet world. Michaela DePrince has just performed her professional debut at South Africa's biggest dance company. Al Jazeera's Barbara Angopa reports.
Asia is home to 41 percent of the 53 million domestic workers worldwide, mostly women with few rights and often abused.
Migrants, Abuse, Human Rights
Demand for Korean War peace treaty by prominent activists casts light on issue drawing criticism and support.
War & Conflict, Asia, South Korea
Narendra Modi and his ruling BJP government receive a mixed response on the delivery of pre-election promises.
Politics, Asia, India
Amid a deadly cholera outbreak in an isolated village, century-old vessel is ferrying out sick and desperate people.
Humanitarian crises, Refugees, Burundi
Government troops and Shia militias begin operation in bid to retake provincial capital Ramadi from armed group.
War & Conflict
Group says 25 officers died in attacks in Garissa county, but Kenya's interior ministry says no police officer killed.
War & Conflict, Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Al-Shabab
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