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 tale of the tape that puts the lie to the Israeli PM's media narrative. Plus, the Zimbabwean journalists' dilemma.
Media, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu
In an UpFront special, we ask his former policy adviser and his personal aide about the man and his policies.
Politics, United States, Barack Obama
101 East investigates the suspicious murder of a political activist in Cambodia.
Politics, Cambodia, Human Rights
How states have used Interpol alerts to persecute exiled dissidents and refugees across international borders.
Politics, Security, Human Rights