Razing scores of urban settlements spread over a few hundred square kilometres in China's Guangzhou city for new development is proving traumatic for many residents. Some voices from amidst the rubble.
The 86th Academy Awards race, with the big day coming up on Sunday, March 2, has shaped up to be one of the most unpredictable in years. From a harrowing story of slavery to a hedonistic Wall Street playboy by way of a visually gripping space-age drama, this year's Oscar nominations have much to offer. A preview of the contenders. Compiled by Manoj Venkataraman S. Photos AP