Explore the origins and evolution of ISIL
'Miners Shot Down' wins Emmy for best documentary
02 Feb 2014 18:30 GMT
Russia has spent $50bn to stage the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, almost 10 times what Canada spent four years ago, making them the most expensive Olympic Games ever.
Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Vancouver.
Source: Al Jazeera
Athletes ramp up preparations for the controversial 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia in February.
What is the cost of Russia's plan for 'the safest games ever'?
With the approach of heavy rains, refugees escaping violence in Burundi face more hardship in Tanzanian camps.
War & Conflict, Africa, Burundi
Shi Yan's approach to organic farming is helping to break the country's "addiction to pesticides".
Climate Change, Climate SOS, Environment
As some governors call for Syrian refugees to be turned away, one who is already in the US speaks out.
Syrian crisis, United States, Refugees
Thawing permafrost is releasing greenhouse gases, ruining buildings, and may even be creating massive sinkholes.
Environment, Climate Change
Prime minister urges MPs to approve ISIL air raids, saying UK should not 'sub-contract' security to allies.
War & Conflict, United Kingdom, Syria, David Cameron
Being told to get off plane in front of passengers was "humiliating", says Kameelah Rasheed, who alleges discrimination.
Human Rights, US & Canada, US, Islam, Racism
South Africa's miner strike led to the country's deadliest act of police violence since the end of apartheid.
South Africa, Politics, Protests
We follow one man's astounding undercover crusade to expose judicial corruption in Ghana.
Ghana, Politics, Corruption
Abu Hafs al-Mauritani, an Islamic scholar previously with al-Qaeda, discusses the Paris attacks and the rise of ISIL.
Al-Qaeda, ISIL, Paris Attacks
How ordinary people are mobilising to disrupt the fossil fuel industry by redirecting investment.
Business & Economy, Environment, Climate Change