The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
12 Oct 2013 06:57 GMT
Thousands of comic book, movie and TV show fans are in New York for its Annual Comic Convention.
Many use the event as an excuse to dress up in outlandish character costumes.
Al Jazeera's John Terrett went along.
Source: Al Jazeera
Rare 1932 edition of "Tintin in America" by Belgian artist Herge goes for $1.6mn in Paris auction.
Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Europe
Comic book with a Bali bomber as the unlikely hero is being used in Indonesia as a teaching tool.
Arts & Culture, Asia Pacific, Indonesia
A year after the military seized power in a bloodless coup, critics appear to have been effectively silenced.
Politics, Asia Pacific, Thailand
Marriage equality vote generates the biggest human rights debate in Ireland's history.
Human Rights, Europe, Ireland
Military operations aside, governments are seeking to counteract the growing appeal of violent groups at its roots.
War & Conflict, Africa, Nigeria
Banned groups, along with their charitable and militant wings, operate freely despite sanctions.
War & Conflict, Asia, Pakistan
Activists say government forces were targeted and killed, while regime officials claim massacre of civilians.
War & Conflict
Pentagon chief says Iraqi forces showed no will to fight ISIL, while senior Iraqi MP says the US has failed to help.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
People & Power investigates how Chad is responding to the threat posed by Boko Haram across West Africa.
War & Conflict, Africa, Boko Haram
Castro's dream for Cuba's artists and the three architects who tried to make it a reality.
Arts & Culture, Cuba, Fidel Castro
As thousands die on the perilous journey from Africa to Europe, we examine the economic cost of migrant trafficking.
Business & Economy, Africa, Europe
A rare glimpse at traditional life in Algeria as we go behind the scenes at three weddings in the country's west.
Arts & Culture, Algeria, Africa