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16 Aug 2013 12:27 GMT | Environment, Latin America, Guatemala
A unique project is helping to clean up the local environment in western Guatemala.
It is also educating people and creating much-needed jobs.
Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from San Juan Comalapa.
Source: Al Jazeera
Green affordable housing technology helps keep rents affordable by reducing energy and water usage.
Environment, US & Canada, United States
Faced with expensive and garish funerals, many search for a more traditional resting place.
Human Rights, US & Canada, United Kingdom, United States
Wife of Raif Badawi, a blogger sentenced to 10 years in Saudi Arabia and 1,000 lashes, says he is a "peaceful person".
Human Rights, Politics, Saudi Arabia
Salman, defence minister since 2011, takes the throne at age of 79 after demise of his half-brother King Abdullah.
Politics, Middle East, Saudi Arabia
As the world's elite gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, many Paris citizens struggling just to get by.
Main opposition Syriza party's platform of delaying debt repayment aims to sweep vote and undo austerity hardship.
Politics, Germany, Greece
Senior Kurdish military commander along with 25 soldiers killed as Kurdish fighters repulse fierce ISIL attack.
War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
German chancellor speaks against debt cut as Greece's anti-austerity government seeks waiver some of its debt.
Politics, Business & Economy, Europe, Greece, European Union
The stories of Palestinians deported from Israel between 1977 and 2012, their lives in exile and their longing for home.
Politics, War & Conflict, Israel
On Lamu island, off the coast of Kenya, donkeys outnumber cars and are key to earning a living.
Arts & Culture, Sport, Environment
The Senegalese-American recording artist talks frankly about US race relations, "rebranding" Africa, and his music.
Arts & Culture, Politics, Science & Technology
Fault Lines examines why, despite 'Obamacare', more than five million Americans have been left without any healthcare.
Health, United States, Barack Obama