World Expo 2010 Shanghai is just one year away.
As the world looks to China for help during the economic crisis, many countries are looking ahead to Shanghai, planning huge presences to try and increase their exposure in one of the world's strongest economies.
Apr 29, 2009
Hundreds of Europeans convert to Islam each year, many of them drawn, in particular, to the mystical sect of Sufism.
At a Sufi cultural festival in the Moroccan city of Fez, AFPTV caught up with several of them, including slam poet and singer Abd el-Malik.
The world's first cloned camel was born on 8th April in a Dubai laboratory.
According to scientists, 'Injaz' is in good health and marks a step forward in the race to improve local camel breeds.
South Korean scientists have created four glow-in-the-dark beagles using cloning techniques that they say could help them develop cures for human diseases.
There are only some 200 of them left in Latvia -- a tiny group known as Livonians whose ancient culture and language are fast disappearing.
Helped in the past by several European countries, today they hope more can be done to preserve their heritage.
As Japan prepares itself for a possible swine flu outbreak, pharmacies in Tokyo do a roaring trade in flu masks.