How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
The human cost of the Greek financial crisis
11 Feb 2014 02:38 GMT | Human Rights, Football, US & Canada, United States
The biggest sports league in the US, the NFL, could be about to get its first openly gay player. Michael Sam, a star of college football, revealed his sexuality on Sunday. Sam is widely expected to be selected, but as Andy Gallacher explains, he will be entering unchartered territory.
Source: Al Jazeera
Move represents US "diversity", White House says, as Russia's anti-gay policies overshadow preparations for 2014 Games.
Politics, Human Rights, US & Canada, France, Germany
As Sochi prepares to open the Winter Games, activists call on sponsors to speak out about anti-gay legislation in Russia
Europe, US & Canada, Russia, United States
Migrants complain of being sent to squalid shelters, as France unveils plan to reduce asylum processing times.
Europe, France, Migrants
Despite reforms, lifting of sanctions and 'opening', political activists in Myanmar continue to face arrests.
Human Rights, Asia, Myanmar
Changing climate, unpredictable rains dry out the land, threaten the pastoral way of life in Somaliland.
Poverty & Development, Environment, Africa
Tensions rise as Greeks from both side of the bailout debate take to the streets to withdraw money and express angst.
Politics, Europe, Greece
With 85 percent of votes counted, results show Greeks rejecting terms of international bailout by 61 to 39 percent.
Politics, Europe, Greece, European Union
US Secretary of State says "genuine progress" made in talks but US still "prepared to walk away" if terms unacceptable.
Politics, Middle East, Europe, Iran, US & Canada
From Democracy to the Market - we examine the devastating impact of the Greek financial crisis on ordinary citizens.
Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Can Afghan archaeologists take on the Chinese and the Taliban to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site?
Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?