How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
The human cost of the Greek financial crisis
28 Jul 2010 16:18 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Israel
The Israeli parliament is considering several new laws that could seriously impact the ability of citizens to criticise the government, according to rights groups.
Human Rights Watch is reporting a crackdown on political activists who criticise Israeli's treatment of the Palestinians.
In what rights groups consider part of an alarming pattern, Shin Bet, Israel's internal security agency, recently admitted to spying on a young Australian activist in the West Bank.
Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros reports from Jerusalem.
Source: Al Jazeera
Migrants complain of being sent to squalid shelters, as France unveils plan to reduce asylum processing times.
Europe, France, Migrants
Despite reforms, lifting of sanctions and 'opening', political activists in Myanmar continue to face arrests.
Human Rights, Asia, Myanmar
Changing climate, unpredictable rains dry out the land, threaten the pastoral way of life in Somaliland.
Poverty & Development, Environment, Africa
Tensions rise as Greeks from both side of the bailout debate take to the streets to withdraw money and express angst.
Politics, Europe, Greece
With 97 percent of votes counted, results show Greeks rejecting terms of international bailout by 61 to 38 percent.
Politics, Europe, Greece, European Union
US Secretary of State says "genuine progress" made in talks but US still "prepared to walk away" if terms unacceptable.
Politics, Middle East, Europe, Iran, US & Canada
From Democracy to the Market - we examine the devastating impact of the Greek financial crisis on ordinary citizens.
Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Can Afghan archaeologists take on the Chinese and the Taliban to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site?
Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?