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'Miners Shot Down' wins Emmy for best documentary
05 Jan 2014 18:55 GMT | Human Rights, Middle East, Japan
The first Bluefin tuna auction of the year has been held in Tokyo. The fish is a staple part of Japanese diet and prize specimens sell for tens of thousands of dollars.
Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports.
Source: Al Jazeera
Japan proposes 15 percent cut in Bluefin catch as population dips by 96 percent over the years.
Asia Pacific, Japan
Officials say fishing fleets have already caught their full quota.
Despite rain, worshippers gather to greet Pope Francis on his visit to Kenya and attend mass.
Africa, Kenya, Pope Francis
On Pope Francis's visit to Kenya, rights activists question Church stance on reproductive rights.
How Russia inadvertently promoted Georgian wine in the West.
Politics, Business & Economy, Europe
Despite vehicle donations and purchases during the Ebola epidemic, many patients still struggle to reach a hospital.
Health, Africa, Ebola
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's announcement comes amid continuing tension over downing of Russian warplane by Turkey.
Russia, Middle East, Europe, Turkey, Turkey-Syria border
Several opposition MPs hospitalised in demonstration calling for the release of jailed former president Mohamed Nasheed.
The insatiable appetite for antiques by China's growing nouveau riche is feeding a counterfeit industry.
Asia, China, Business & Economy
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan faces backlash over what he describes as growing intolerance and insecurity in India.
Politics, Arts & Culture, Asia
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita discusses the Bamako hotel attack, what his government plans to do next and the volatile north.
Politics, Mali, War & Conflict
South Africa's miner strike led to the country's deadliest act of police violence since the end of apartheid.
South Africa, Politics, Protests