Media

How TV show ended up booking more women than men

Project that started by tracking number of female guests sees Al Jazeera live talk show exceed gender-representation goal and increase audience.

Sudan

100 days of Sudan's transitional government: Now what?

Sudan remains divided between praise for interim government and criticism for slow progress on some issues.

Australia

'Thick, putrid' smog descends on Sydney

Australia Prime Minster Scott Morrison says there is nothing much that could be done to lessen effect of bushfires.

Latin America

Chile protesters: 'The powerful threw the first stone'

Some protesters, enraged over discrimination and inequality, increasingly believe in using force to compel the government and the elites, to listen.

Asia Pacific

'Every street a hazard': On the road from China's Heihe

China and Russia this week opened a $50bn gas pipeline through Heihe, a notoriously cold part of China.

Ebola

At Ebola ground zero in DR Congo, new vaccine and hope

More than 2,000 people have died since the outbreak of the disease, but better treatment and a new vaccine give residents hope.