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The woman changing lives through ballet | Close Up

Amid ongoing drug gang wars in Rio's favelas, one woman is giving hope to the children of Complexo do Alemao.

Coronavirus pandemic

US: Playwright Terrence McNally dies of coronavirus complications

McNally tackled the strains in families, war and relationships in his Tony Award-winning plays and musicals.

US: Playwright Terrence McNally dies of coronavirus complications

Arts & Culture

Coronavirus: Entertainers go online to reach locked-down audience

Not even celebrities are immune to the coronavirus, so singers are finding new ways to reach their audiences to keep people entertained.

Studio B Unscripted

Studio B, Unscripted: With Eniola Aluko and Afua Hirsch

A footballer and a writer explore the challenges of being black women of British-African heritage in a white-male world.

101 East

Japan: The Age Of Social Withdrawal

101 East examines why more people are withdrawing from society in Japan.

Arts & Culture

Nul points: Eurovision cancelled

The beloved international competition will not be held in 2020, organisers have announced.

Nul points: Eurovision cancelled

Sport

Dissent grows as IOC battles to keep Tokyo Olympics on track

Organisers insist the Games will go ahead as scheduled, but they face significant hurdles.

Dissent grows as IOC battles to keep Tokyo Olympics on track

Arts & Culture

What kind of art is the Pakistani state afraid of?

Artists say they are increasingly facing censorship as films, a book and art exhibitions stalled by security agents.

What kind of art is the Pakistani state afraid of?

AJ IMPACT

Euro2020 football tournament postponed

Swedish and Norwegian officials confirmed the delay as Europe's senior football administrators met online.

Euro2020: Kick-off delayed until next year

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Building unity in New Zealand a year after Christchurch attacks

Plans due to be unveiled to rebuild Linwood Islamic Centre as community hub in fusion of Islam and Maori culture.

Building unity in New Zealand a year after Christchurch attacks

AJ Impact

Non-profits brace for the worst as wealthy donors lose billions

From food banks to children's museums, non-profits are left in a funding bind as donor wallets shrink.

Non-profits brace for the worst as wealthy donors lose billions

Arts & Culture

Zimbabwe gets back iconic bird statues stolen during colonialism

Africa's former colonial powers have recently come under pressure to send looted artefacts back to their home countries.

Zimbabwe gets back iconic bird statues stolen during colonialism

Women

The scents of our grief

Can smells hold the key to our memories, and how long can we keep hold of them?

The scents of our grief

Health

Tom Hanks, wife Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

The actor and actress tested positive for coronavirus in Australia, Hanks said on his Twitter account.

Tom Hanks, wife Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Opinion

Apeirogon: Another colonialist misstep in commercial publishing

Colum McCann's latest novel mystifies the colonisation of Palestine as a 'complicated conflict' between two equal sides.

Susan Abulhawa

by Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa