Explore the personal stories of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Ghana's mixed fortune as a dumping ground for e-waste
19 Dec 2010 14:59 GMT | Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Latin America, Mexico
Professional killers hired by Mexican drug cartels kidnap, murder and torture rivals, with some hitmen as young as 12 years old.
In this Al Jazeera special, Mariana Sanchez interviews one of the contract hitmen who says he has even killed friends and family members for "disrespecting his boss".
Al Jazeera warns that some viewers may find the content in the interview disturbing.
Source: Al Jazeera
Main roads into the western city of Morelia are blocked by armed men and torched vehicles.
Latin America, Mexico
Official says wanted La Familia cartel chief has been shot dead following clashes with security forces.
Politics, Business & Economy
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Forgiveness, reconciliation and an arms embargo are key ingredients for peace in South Sudan, says Bishop Paride Taban.
War & Conflict, Africa, Sudan
The number of Muslims has burgeoned in this Italian city, but plans to build a mosque have been contentious.
Europe, Religion, Italy
Plans are afoot to build power plants and frack near one of California's biggest reserves of fresh water.
Environment, Human Rights, US & Canada
By jailing a group of young activists, Angola's government has invited criticism of its rule - and its economic policy.
Human Rights, Africa, Angola
Continent told to embrace democracy and end "cancer of corruption" in first speech by a US president at AU headquarters.
Poverty & Development, Africa, Barack Obama, African Union
Ankara says alliance may have "duty" to become more involved, days after Turkey launched air strikes in Syria and Iraq.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Turkey-Syria border, Syria, ISIL
We explore global efforts to combat antibiotic resistance, which has become a major threat across the world.
Health, Humanitarian crises, Science & Technology
Portraits of four individuals who are fighting against the odds to succeed and give back to their African communities.
Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Africa
The devastating impact that war and living under the constant threat of drones has had on the people of Afghanistan.
War & Conflict, Health, Afghanistan
We follow a reptile handler-turned-scientist in his quest to save thousands of people from deadly snakebites.
Health, Environment, Papua New Guinea