Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
Has Russia saved the Assad regime from collapse?
01 Aug 2012 13:16 GMT | Human Rights, Environment, Asia Pacific, China, Philippines
More than 100 rare animals have been returned to the Philippines from Hong Kong after they were found in the suitcase of a man trying to smuggle them into China.
Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong.
Source: Al Jazeera
In China, animal rights activism is flourishing with increasing numbers of people seeing animals as pets, not protein.
Human Rights, Environment, China
Reducing the suffering of all creatures is truly a mark of a civilised society.
US & Canada, China, Greece, Indonesia, Poland
Twice the size of Paris, the open-air Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm offers a unique approach to reforming criminals.
Prisoners, Philippines, Crime
As the battle over Kunduz rages, US may be forced to extend troop deployment after 14 years of warfare with the Taliban.
War & Conflict, United States, Afghanistan
Military intelligence ordered major companies to steer clear of two independent newspapers with ad revenue, sources say.
Media, Bangladesh, Politics
Enbridge Energy is eyeing a major pipeline in Minnesota state, but the project faces fierce environmental opposition.
Environment, Oil spill, Energy
President Vladimir Putin says Russian warships targeted ISIL in Syria with at least 26 rockets.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Syrian crisis, Syria, Russia
Israeli troops wound two Palestinians near settlement northwest of Ramallah after stabbings in Jerusalem and Kiryat Gan.
Middle East, Palestine, Israel, War & Conflict
We speak to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and ask a former KGB general about Russia's air strikes in Syria.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel
The names of Newton, Galileo and Copernicus are well known, but how have the great Islamic thinkers of the middle ages contributed to the science of today?
In a Delhi slum, puppeteers, musicians, jugglers and acrobats try to unite as they wrangle with an approaching eviction.
Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Poverty & Development
101 East follows the lives of seven people in Nanjing and asks what they think of the direction their country is taking.
Politics, Asia Pacific, China