Tackling Egypt's rising crime wave

Candidates in the upcoming presidential election try to convince voters they will increase security.

    Campaigning in Egypt has finished in the run-up to the country's first presidential election since last year's revolution.

    There's now a 48-hour political silence before voting begins on Wednesday and the new president will be announced by the end of June.

    But as Rawya Rageh reports from the town of Shubra El Kheima just north of Cairo, crime is rising and has become one of the main election issues.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.