Libyan rebels' volunteer army

Teachers, engineers, students volunteer to fight in deadly battles, but receive little training.

    Many of those fighting pro-Gaddafi forces on the frontline are volunteers.

    They are teachers, engineers and students, with little military training, and they have to learn about combat while engaging in it.

    From the eastern city of Benghazi, Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports on twin brothers who went to the frontline under the command of an airline pilot. But only one came back alive.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.