Poland

Muslim Tatars: The patriots practising a 'light version of Islam'

Muslims have lived in Poland for 600 years, but there is a fear that they will gradually abandon their culture.

Muslim Tatars: The patriots practising a 'light version of Islam'

Czech Republic

Czechs mark 50 years since bloody Soviet invasion

Scores of Czechoslovakians were killed in Prague after Soviet Union cracked down on anti-communist protesters in 1968.

Czechs mark 50 years since bloody Soviet invasion

Special series

Slavery Routes: Slavery's New Frontiers

Following abolition in Europe, the Industrial Revolution led to new forms exploitation for some 2.5 million slaves.

Al Jazeera World

Lessons from the Golden Era of Andalusia

A university teacher leads a group of students to Andalusia to explore cross-cultural and interfaith understanding.

United Kingdom

The first female MP was an anti-imperialist Irish rebel

Suffragette activist was the first woman to be elected to Commons in 1918, but as a Sinn Fein member refused her seat.

Constance Markievicz: A revolutionary Irish woman history forgot

Yemen

Wake up and smell the coffee, it might be from Yemen

A San Francisco native rekindled cultivation in Yemen and did not let a war come between him and his American dream.

Yemen's epic coffee revival: From war to hipster New York cafes

Opinion

The beautiful game is back: Nations reclaim their names

On colonialism, the nation-state and the World Cup.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

The Listening Post

Producing nostalgia: Iranian diaspora TV's rebranding of the Shah

Iran's diaspora media showcase the achievements of the Pahlavi monarchy while skirting around oppression and censorship.

Voices

Nigeria's ancient Kano wall disappears along with history

Illegal encroachment and a lack of maintenance has led to the destruction of the city's historical barrier.

Nigeria's ancient Kano wall disappears along with history

Opinion

'Be realistic, demand the impossible!'

How the events of 1968 transformed French society.

C J Polychroniou

by C J Polychroniou

C J Polychroniou

Opinion

Rosa Luxemburg: The unsung hero of postcolonial theory

Luxemburg's work gave the postcolonial theorist a veritable voice at the global gathering of critical Marxist thinking.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Opinion

What the May 1968 revolts did and did not do

To what extent did the events of May 1968 transform Western European society?

Santiago Zabala

by Santiago Zabala

Santiago Zabala

Turkey

Turkey demands return of plundered ancient artefacts

At least 150,000 treasures kept in leading museums such as the Louvre in Paris and London's Victoria and Albert Museum.

Turkey demands return of plundered ancient artefacts

Opinion

The American pursuit of domination: From Barbary wars to Iraq

Since its inception, the United States has engaged in an international struggle for power, often in a hawkish manner.

Abderrahmane Amor

by Abderrahmane Amor

Abderrahmane Amor

Al Jazeera World

May Ziade: The Life of an Arab Feminist Writer

Exploring Ziade's complex life, her effort to emancipate women, and her platonic relationship with poet Khalil Gibran.