How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
The human cost of the Greek financial crisis
01 Jun 2014 03:49 GMT | Latin America, Venezuela
A new study claims Venezuela is the world's most miserable country. The study measured misery by examining various economic factors of each country and then ranking them. Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from Caracas.
Source: Al Jazeera
Major carriers suspend or scale back flights as government fails to pay the $4bn it owes them.
Politics, Latin America, Venezuela
Restrictions announced in Caracas as country grapples with anti-government protests and scarcity of basic goods.
A deep-seated cultural preference for boys is skewing India's sex ratio and making slaves of women.
Human Rights, Asia, India
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
Minister makes announcement on personal blog as European creditors scramble to respond to "No" vote in debt referendum.
Politics, Europe, Greece, European Union
Armed group seizes Ayn Issa and claims to have killed 50 Kurdish fighters in separate clashes in Hasakah province.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Syrian crisis, Syria, ISIL
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?