Is Nepal headed towards a communist state?

Recent merger of two communist parties has raised questions about the country's political future.


Why the truth about the death of anti-apartheid activist matters

In landmark judgement, Pretoria High Court rules that apartheid regime lied about how Ahmed Timol died 46 years ago.

FGM in Africa

Why should we care about FGM?

Fatma Naib undertook a journey to understand why so many communities continue to subject their daughters to female genital mutilation and what it would take for them to stop.


'At heart we are American': Identity in the age of migration

How are Cambodian migrants to the US dealing with abrupt deportation from the place they call home?

Asia Pacific

Why Hong Kong has a culture of protest

The Chinese-governed territory has witnessed bouts of protests in past decades amid Beijing's growing influence over the city.

Faroe Islands

More than a mail-order bride: The Asian women choosing life in the Faroes

Why are women trading a life in the tropics for a treeless, windswept country on the edge of the Arctic circle?