Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
10 Jan 2014 12:32 GMT
Brazil is facing unwelcome attention because of water pollution in Rio de Janeiro.
Olympic sailors say the city's bay is simply too dirty for sport.
Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Rio de Janeiro.
Source: Al Jazeera
Curitiba's reputation for innovative recycling initiatives could be coming to an end.
Environment, Latin America, Brazil
Organisers scramble to build six stadiums in time for June 12 opening match in Sao Paulo, where two builders died.
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, Iraq, Middle East, ISIL
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