'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?


Iraq: Who will control Hawija after ISIL?

As operation to retake town from ISIL begins, debate on who will govern after the armed group's defeat heats up.

Asia Pacific

The hub of South Korea's fight against militarism

With deployment of US anti-missile defence system, village residents turn from being melon farmers to anti-war activists.


In praise of the AK-47: Russia unveils statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov

Russia celebrates the assault rifle inventor with a dedicated monument in the capital, Moscow.