The UK government claims the Olympics will be a boon for the economy - but the long-term benefits are iffy, says author.
27 Jul 2012 09:37 GMT | US & Canada, United Kingdom, United States
There has been progress in attitudes toward race since the murder of Stephen Lawrence, but change is still needed.
30 Jan 2012 15:17 GMT | United Kingdom
A lawsuit in India alleges that a US biotech firm genetically modified local seeds without permission.
31 Oct 2011 16:34 GMT | Environment, Business & Economy, US & Canada, Latin America, Argentina
Three-month-old Kheyamadin is a docile baby. Lying cocooned in the traditional Afghan Turkmen bright hues of tight silk swaddling clothes, he rarely cries. But the reason for his calm demeanour is not a pacifier, toy or milk - it is opium.
Rajeshree Sisodia | 02 Sep 2006 07:03 GMT
After living in Afghanistan for more than two centuries, economic hardship is pushing many in the country's dwindling Sikh community to emigrate to India, their spiritual homeland.
Rajeshree Sisodia | 09 Jul 2006 11:05 GMT
With a pink and black shawl draped over a heavily made-up face and wearing jeans and tennis shoes, Diana Azimi is the epitome of the new Afghanistan.
Rajeshree Sisodia | 17 May 2006 05:02 GMT
Ali Mohaqiq Nasab, a magazine editor, understands the heavy price to be paid in Afghanistan for pushing the blurred boundaries of press freedom.
Rajeshree Sisodia | 25 Apr 2006 16:52 GMT
The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War