Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Is the US military reliant on indentured workers?
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'?
Drug use has soared on the African island and women are the most vulnerable.
Drugs, Addiction, Health
Eight months later, friends and family of the disappeared are in the US to keep the fight to find the Mexicans going.
Human Rights, Latin America, Mexico
Arhe Hamednaca is a member of Sweden’s parliament, but his commitment to social justice began as a child fighter.
War & Conflict, Human Rights, Eritrea
Russian artist Igor Savitsky salvaged thousands of extraordinary art works from Soviet-era purges.
Arts & Culture, Europe, Uzbekistan
Abu Mohammed al-Golani in exclusive interview to Al Jazeera says his group has no specific agenda to target West.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Bashar al-Assad, Syria, United States
Russian president says US probe is "a blatant attempt to extend its jurisdiction" as Russia prepares for 2018 World Cup.
Europe, US & Canada, Sepp Blatter, South Africa, FIFA
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Japan is using high tech factories to grow vegetables indoors.
Environment, Science & Technology, Food
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?
Human Rights, Kazakhstan, Asia