No one would argue now that choosing New Zealand to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup was the right decision. At least that's what Al Jazeera's resident New Zealander thinks.
How does a country recover six months after an earthquake and tsunami? This slideshow might give you an idea.
A wealthy coal-mining town in Inner Mongolia, designed to house one million people, remains nearly empty, five years after construction began.
"No one's blood is worth more or less. Yet, as I read and listen to the anniversary speeches and editorials I can only be disheartened at what is in front of me - that Western lives are worth more."
As the leaders of India and Bangladesh meet to discuss issues of trade, security and land recognition, the 3 million illegal Bangladeshi workers in India just want to be officially recognised by their countries.
Our correspondents navigates his way inside Indian Territory to a Bangladeshi enclave, where thousands get locked in and sealed off from outsiders upon nightfall.
Former Khmer Rouge prisoner who was saved from death after painting Pol Pot used art to continue to show the world what life was like under the brutal regime.
Activist Anna Hazare has ended his hunger strike that forced Indian authorities to consider a tougher anti-corruption bill, but is this real victory?
How Australia's minority government is pushing obscure politicians and controversial policies centre-stage.
Indians have converged in a carnivalesque atmosphere in support of "superhero" Anna Hazare who is on a hunger strike against political corruption.
Al Jazeera's Steve Chao reports from Minneriya National Park in central Sri Lanka where thousands of elephants are being counted.