Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Ancient Peruvian technology to fix a water crisis
The United Arab Emirates has shifted its strategy from direct talks with Iran to calling for international mediation.
12 May 2012 21:05 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina
Advocating democracy is neither a "remedy" to Central Asia's political ills nor a sound "strategic option" for NATO.
27 Mar 2012 11:11 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Belarus, China
The Asian giants are making calculated geopolitical decisions when it comes to their strategy in the Middle East.
10 Jan 2012 12:49 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, China, India
The storming of the British embassy in Tehran is part of a wider political game playing out in the Islamic Republic.
Nima Khorrami Assl | 01 Dec 2011 14:45 GMT | Politics, China, Germany
A new strategic alliance has formed, Ankara and Riyadh against Tehran, all trying to gain influence over Damascus.
Nima Khorrami Assl | 25 Nov 2011 09:27 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Bahrain, China, Egypt
China's vote will fit into its framework of non-intervention, as it seeks to serve its own strategic interests.
Nima Khorrami Assl | 29 Sep 2011 18:34 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, China, India, Israel
Port access, business deals and arms contracts mean unrest in Syria is problematic for Russian foreign policy.
Nima Khorrami Assl | 03 Sep 2011 17:54 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Bahrain, China, France
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Japan is using high tech factories to grow vegetables indoors.
Environment, Science & Technology, Food
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?
Human Rights, Kazakhstan, Asia