Middle East: May 2010 Archives
Thursday May 27, 2010
Get rich or die trying," says the man in Zimbabwe with illegal diamonds to sell. Our correspondent hears there's more death to go 'round than dollars.
What's wrong with Hamid Karzai, and can the Afghan president be fixed? Some answers from a soldier and a former diplomat who've seen his work up close.
For cocaine possession Amir Amma went away for 25-to-life, a sentence more fit for a murderer. But times are changing in New York, and so is he.
And, the suicide-catcher of Nanjing. Why does a man devote his life to stopping people trying to end theirs? Maybe he's saving his own.Read more »
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Thursday May 13, 2010
Al-Jazeera comes to Canada. Should we take umbrage, or a valium?
A Mexican mine and a mysterious murder that reaches all the way to Canada.
A postcard from the politest people on earth. Why the Dogon of Mali just have to stop and chat.
And, the policies of the late Mao Zedong were fatal for a lot of people. So why are they being revived in parts of China?
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- Greek election: Left-wing Syriza party aims for landmark win
- Greeks began voting on Sunday in an election expected to bring in a government led by the left-wing party Syriza, which has pledged to take on international lenders and roll back painful austerity measures imposed during years of economic crisis.
- Pro-Russian rebel rockets kill at least 30 in Mariupol video
- Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people.
- Japan's Shinzo Abe 'speechless' after video claims ISIS hostage Haruna Yukawa dead video
- Shinzo Abe called the apparent killing of a Japanese captive by ISIS militants "outrageous and impermissible," and called for the release of a Japanese journalist being held by the group.
- Photos The week in pictures, Jan. 19-24
- Top pictures from around the world for the week of Jan. 19-24.
- Saudi watchers pin their reform hopes on Mohammad bin Nayef video
- With the death of Abdullah, Saudi Arabia's throne passed to King Salman on Friday. But most Saudi watchers were keeping their eyes on the next generation of rulers.