Aela Callan


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.


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.

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.

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.


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.


Life under Indonesia's choking haze

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

Human Rights

Malaysia's first warrior woman

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