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11 Oct 2013 10:23 GMT | Science & Technology, Arts & Culture, Asia Pacific, Japan
Japan has a reputation for being among the first to take up all types of innovations. But in music sales, the ageing CD is holding its own against digital downloads.
Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Tokyo.
Source: Al Jazeera
Country once known as global leader in electronic products is struggling to keep its edge over competitors.
Science & Technology, Business & Economy, Asia Pacific, Japan
In religiously conservative Brazil, women risk jail time and their lives to undergo the procedure that is illegal but commonplace.
Health, Human Rights, Latin America
Trash is a fast-growing import in the Scandinavian country, which turns it into heat for people's homes.
Environment, Europe, Sweden
Critics say the UK's home secretary is using Muslims as a 'political punchbag' in a bid to shore up right-wing support.
Human Rights, Politics, Racism
2014 was the worst year in more than a decade for polio infections, with at least 306 new cases reported.
Polio, Asia, Pakistan
Presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari takes several key northern states amid weekend marred by allegations of fraud.
At least 40 dead amid conflicting reports on whether camp in Hajjah was housing displaced people or Houthi fighters.
War & Conflict, Middle East
It is a source of sustenance but also of tension and new political realities are now increasing uncertainty.
Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America