Aela Callan

Aela Callan

Asia Pacific

'Last paradise on earth': From Asia to the Faroes

A growing number of Southeast Asian women are moving to the remote islands after marrying Faroese men.

'Last paradise on earth': From Asia to the Faroes

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?

More than a mail-order bride: The Asian women choosing life in the Faroes

Europe

EU: Mobile phone roaming charges almost gone since law enacted

The European Union says roaming charges for mobile phones have been reduced by 90 percent since a law restricting prices for customers in the bloc was proposed in 2007.

EU: Mobile phone roaming charges almost gone since law enacted

Europe

Germany's Merkel stresses EU loss of US and UK as reliable allies

For the second time in two days, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated how Europe can no longer rely on its traditional allies - the US and the UK.

Germany's Merkel stresses EU loss of US and UK as reliable allies

Aung San Suu Kyi

The trouble with Aung San Suu Kyi

If Myanmar's leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fails to act on the things that lie within her power, then she fails on her own terms.

 The trouble with Aung San Suu Kyi

Business & Economy

Pardon your French: Chinese tourists and a clash of cultures in Paris

As Paris becomes a hot spot for Chinese tourism, cultural tensions arise between tourists and locals.

Pardon your French: Chinese tourists and a clash of cultures in Paris

Pakistan

Pakistan: The secret world of women

How a women-only cultural festival in Peshawar offers a glimpse into a little-seen world free from the gaze of men.

Pakistan: The secret world of women

Environment

Life under Indonesia's choking haze

Hazardous smoke from illegal fires is leading to a public health and global environmental crisis.

Life under Indonesia's choking haze

Human Rights

Malaysia's first warrior woman

Malaysia's first female MMA fighter is obliterating stereotypes and social barriers.

Malaysia's first warrior woman