Since the fall of communism in Albania, the country has struggled to be self-sufficient and is forced to import most of its food.
One young farmer is determined to put the country's perfect growing conditions to good use, and has set up Albania's first organic olive farm.
Mar 24, 2009
A Dutch company is running a car rental scheme by the hour for subscribers equipped with a smart card.
Users say it's much cheaper than owning a car, easy to use and could help to dramatically reduce car circulation and parking problems in cities.
Survivors of a group of 80 whales which became beached along the coast of Western Australia are released back into the ocean.
All but 11 of the mammals have died but the survivors have been helped back out to sea by an army of volunteers and wildlife workers in the hope they will swim away.
They trace their roots back to pre-Christian times, but the Sabeans are a dying community in Iraq.
AFPTV looks at rites in the ancient community, which some scholars believe belong to a branch of Judaism that spread through the land of the two rivers - or Mesopotamia - in the second century.
Greenpeace project a giant ticking clock on Beijing's old city gate in a bid to bring climate change back onto the nation's agenda.
Ticking down the minutes to the UN climate meeting in Copenhagen at the end of this year, the clock will be displayed for just one night on Yongding Gate in southern Beijing.