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26 Nov 2010 09:55 GMT | Politics, Arts & Culture, Middle East
Young Egyptians - fed up with the traditional political parties – are spreading their own message of social justice ahead of the parliamentary election on Sunday. Rights groups say the vote will be neither free nor fair and there have been a series of government crackdowns against the media and opposition supporters in the run-up to the poll.
But, as Jacky Rowland reports, youth activism is going down well in the working class neighbourhoods of Alexandria.
Source: Al Jazeera
For the first time, the government is designating 64 seats for female representatives.
Politics, Middle East, Egypt
Up to 156 Orthodox Coptic Christian protesters arrested following deadly clashes with police a day earlier.
Middle East, Egypt
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Demonstrators demand freedom for detainees amid reports of inhumane conditions inside immigration facilities.
Human Rights, Europe, United Kingdom
Cash-strapped Ukrainians are supplying fighters with much-needed aid, as the government struggles to support its army.
War & Conflict, Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko
Narcotic plant is a huge tax-revenue earner that bolsters the region's economy, but also disrupts family life.
Drugs, Health, Africa
Many of the estimated 100,000 Armenians in Syria sided with President Assad, and are often targeted as a result.
War & Conflict, Europe, Refugees
Cairo court convicts toppled president of ordering the arrest and torture of protesters in 2012 clashes.
Politics, Middle East
At least four people killed and 10 others wounded in blast at restaurant in Mogadishu, sources tell Al Jazeera.
War & Conflict, Somalia
General Asad Durrani, the former head of the ISI, Pakistan's notorious spy agency, on its role in the "War on Terror".
Politics, War & Conflict, Asia
101 East investigates the multi-billion-dollar trade in counterfeit medicines, which is creating a global health crisis.
Health, Thailand, Asia Pacific
Marco Polo's travels retraced - from the Pamir Mountains along the Silk Road to Xanadu and the kingdom of women.
Arts & Culture, Business & Economy, China
We explore the hip side of Congo-Brazzaville with a style icon, a rap artist, a wrestler, and a radio talk show host.
Arts & Culture, Congo, France