Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
Saudi, Iran and the 'war' over the Hajj stampede
17 Oct 2010 03:44 GMT | Latin America, Mexico
Monterrey and the state it is situated in - Nuevo Leon - have become some of Mexico's most violent places after a turf war broke out between two major drug cartels. More than 600 people have been killed in the last year, and as a result the state and authorities have launched an unprecedented war against drug gangs. As Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Monterrey, fear and frustration have gripped the city.
Source: Al Jazeera
Six people killed during shooting in Ciudad Juarez, while another four die in gun battle in city of Monterrey.
US & Canada, Latin America, Mexico, United States
Enbridge Energy is eyeing a major pipeline in Minnesota state, but the project faces fierce environmental opposition.
Environment, Oil spill, Energy
Plunder of Somali waters by foreign fishing vessels could mean the return of hijackings, locals warn.
Environment, Somalia, Africa
Once-thriving northeast factories waylaid by '90s economic reforms as millions of former 'employees-for-life' laid off.
Business & Economy, Unemployment, China
Frustrated by long queues, thousands of refugees register with German authorities struggling with the recent influx.
Refugees, Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict
Four UAE soldiers of Arab coalition among 15 killed in attacks on military base and hotel in southern city.
Middle East, Yemen
Alliance says Russia deliberately violated air space, as Kremlin invites Turkish officials to avoid 'misunderstandings'.
War & Conflict, Turkey, Russia, Turkey-Syria border, Syrian crisis
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
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
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
An investigation into the high rate of child sex abuse in Jamaica and the government's failure to protect its children.
Human Rights, Jamaica, Rape