Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
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22 Feb 2014 08:07 GMT | Asia
There has been a dramatic fall in the number of Afghan police killed and injured on duty.
Despite the drop, though, the job remains one of the most dangerous in the country.
Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Kabul.
Source: Al Jazeera
People with disabilities continue to face major challenges, including negative attitudes from society.
The country's future will largely depend on domestic political considerations in South Asia.
Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan
Italians grow weary of asylum seekers amid the steady flow of migrants and the country's economic woes.
Migrants, Immigration, Italy
Allegations of major security failures surrounding submarines in Scotland put nukes on the radar.
War & Conflict, Science & Technology, Europe
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
Explosions at the Babylon and Meridian hotels occurred just before midnight and were heard across the Iraqi capital.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Iraq
Decision to seek fifth term confirmed along with admission of "unprecedented" times for world football's governing body.
Sport, FIFA, Sepp Blatter, Football
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