The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
30 Jan 2014 23:09 GMT | Asia Pacific
Millions of people are preparing to ring in the Year of the Horse. A fortnight of festivities gets underway to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year.
Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson reports from Beijing.
Source: Al Jazeera
Almost four billion trips will be taken over the next 40 days as people travel to their home villages for the holidays.
Millions of workers, students and families leave big cities to return to their rural villages for year-end festivities.
Environment, Asia Pacific, China
A year after the military seized power in a bloodless coup, critics appear to have been effectively silenced.
Politics, Asia Pacific, Thailand
Marriage equality vote generates the biggest human rights debate in Ireland's history.
Human Rights, Europe, Ireland
Military operations aside, governments are seeking to counteract the growing appeal of violent groups at its roots.
War & Conflict, Africa, Nigeria
Banned groups, along with their charitable and militant wings, operate freely despite sanctions.
War & Conflict, Asia, Pakistan
Activists say government forces were targeted and killed, while regime officials claim massacre of civilians.
War & Conflict
Pentagon chief says Iraqi forces showed no will to fight ISIL, while senior Iraqi MP says the US has failed to help.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
People & Power investigates how Chad is responding to the threat posed by Boko Haram across West Africa.
War & Conflict, Africa, Boko Haram
Castro's dream for Cuba's artists and the three architects who tried to make it a reality.
Arts & Culture, Cuba, Fidel Castro
As thousands die on the perilous journey from Africa to Europe, we examine the economic cost of migrant trafficking.
Business & Economy, Africa, Europe
A rare glimpse at traditional life in Algeria as we go behind the scenes at three weddings in the country's west.
Arts & Culture, Algeria, Africa