Antarctica: Second record-breaking hot day in a week

Experts say melting ice on the coldest continent is accelerating the rise in sea levels worldwide.

    A new record high temperature has been registered in Antarctica for the second time in a week.

    Almost 21 degrees Celsius (70 degrees Fahrenheit) was recorded for the first time - that is hotter than Madrid in Spain or Dallas in Texas.

    Al Jazeera's Laura Burdon-Manley reports.


    FGM: The last cutting season

    FGM: The last cutting season

    Maasai women are spearheading an alternative rite of passage that excludes female genital mutilation.

    'No girl is safe': The mothers ironing their daughters' breasts

    Victims of breast ironing: It felt like 'fire'

    Cameroonian girls are enduring a painful daily procedure with long lasting physical and psychological consequences.

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

    For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.