On the front lines of the African climate change battle
'99.99% of antiques in the market are fake'
The doping scandal is the latest in a string of misadventures in Putin's pursuit of Soviet-style greatness.
12 Nov 2015 11:20 GMT | Politics, Sport, Russia, Olympics
The ignominious end of Rakhat Aliyev, Kazakhstan's most feared man, heir apparent, sugar czar, fugitive.
04 Mar 2015 12:16 GMT
Did Boris Nemtsov, the bogeyman of Russia's rising nationalism, push his luck by provoking Putin repeatedly?
01 Mar 2015 07:25 GMT | War & Conflict, Human Rights, Politics, Russia
Ukraine stands on the precipice of war as pressure mounts on Putin, seen as 'saviour' of the Eastern Slavic world.
Peter Zalmayev | 05 May 2014 10:58 GMT | Politics, Afghanistan, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany
By issuing ultimatums and then failing to follow up, Kiev has further emboldened the rabble-rousers.
Peter Zalmayev | 24 Apr 2014 08:12 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Estonia, Georgia
Even without an armed conflict, Russia's Crimean adventure has set it on a course of protracted collision with the West.
Peter Zalmayev | 20 Mar 2014 06:58 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Cuba, Estonia, Georgia
The insatiable appetite for antiques by China's growing nouveau riche is feeding a counterfeit industry.
Asia, China, Business & Economy
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan faces backlash over what he describes as growing intolerance and insecurity in India.
Politics, Arts & Culture, Asia
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita discusses the Bamako hotel attack, what his government plans to do next and the volatile north.
Politics, Mali, War & Conflict
South Africa's miner strike led to the country's deadliest act of police violence since the end of apartheid.
South Africa, Politics, Protests