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08 Sep 2013 07:36 GMT | Arts & Culture, Europe
For the first time a documentary has won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival.
However, the decision has not been welcomed by all.
Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports from Venice.
Source: Al Jazeera
Among hopefuls are some lesser-known names who usually find it much harder to get noticed.
Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Europe
Movie about Israeli-Palestinian conflict claims to be something different with its unique way of shooting.
Politics, Arts & Culture, Europe
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
Official vote count to resume on Tuesday with opposition challenger leading President Jonathan in overall tally.
Politics, Africa, Nigeria, Elections, Nigeria Decides
Armed group demands arrest of police officer, threatens to kill the prosecutor if demand are not met.
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