FRANCE - QATAR
Injustices take backseat as Qatar's emir visits ParisThe plight of a French businessman languishing in a Qatari jail is unlikely to be a top priority for Paris as the Gulf state’s Emir arrives on an official visit to France.
Screen legend and civil rights champion Ruby Dee dies at 91Legendary American stage and screen actress Ruby Dee, who won acclaim in theatre, film and television and became a notable figure in the US civil rights movement, has died aged 91.
Tiananmen Square, 25 Years On (part 2)It was 25 years ago that a lone young man in a white shirt defied the tanks rolling into Beijing's Tienanmen Square. A day earlier, authorities had started cracking down on un...
Tiananmen Square, 25 Years OnIt was 25 years ago that a lone young man in a white shirt defied the tanks rolling into Beijing's Tienanmen Square. A day earlier, authorities had started cracking down on un...
Google online form to allow EU to exercise 'right to be forgotten'EU citizens will be allowed to request that information about them be removed from searches through an online form, Google said Thursday, part of moves to comply with an EU ruling...
Inside The Americas
INSIDE THE AMERICAS
Panama: Region's fastest-growing economy gets a new presidentThis week we focus on newly elected President Juan Carlos Varela in Panama. Like many leaders in the region, he has vowed to stamp out inequality. Next, San Francisco residents pri...
India's Supreme Court establishes third gender categoryIndia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a landmark verdict creating a third gender category, paving the way for people to identify themselves as transgendered on official documents...
Obama speech marks 50 years since Civil Rights ActUS President Barack Obama marked the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act on Thursday with a speech honouring former president Lyndon B. Johnson, who signed the 1964 legislatio...
Europe failing Roma community, Amnesty saysIn a report coinciding with International Roma Day on Tuesday, Amnesty International said that European states are failing to protect their Roma communities, many of whom live in p...
The 51 Percent
Forced marriage: Let girls be girlsIn this edition we head to Pakistan's Swat Valley where young girls are given away as brides to settle disputes.They are among the some 14 million young women who are married...
Video: Fight for women’s rights continues in MoroccoIn 2004, Morocco’s women took to the streets to demand greater recognition of their rights under the country’s law.
Iconic US folk singer, activist Pete Seeger diesAmerican troubadour, folk music singer and activist Pete Seeger died Monday at a New York hospital. He was 94.