Castro's dream for Cuba's artists
Ancient Peruvian technology to fix a water crisis
Despite the ceasefire, key industrial city is a strategic focus of Russian-backed rebel forces.
08 Mar 2015 05:56 GMT | War & Conflict, Europe, Ukraine, Russia
With the new ceasefire suffering violations, it remains to be seen if front-line fighting can be halted.
23 Feb 2015 05:58 GMT | War & Conflict, Europe, Ukraine, Russia, NATO
With repeated ceasefire violations, it remains to be seen if the two sides will lay down their arms and end the war.
22 Feb 2015 12:17 GMT | War & Conflict, Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin
Some 473,000 Ukrainians have been displaced as fighting continues - nearly double from two months ago, UN says.
John Wendle | 26 Nov 2014 13:44 GMT | Politics, Human Rights, Russia, Ukraine, Europe
In Semyonivka, where the Ukraine army is blamed for razing the village, any voting can be seen as a win for democracy.
John Wendle | 28 Oct 2014 05:55 GMT | Politics, Finland, Poland, Russia, Ukraine
Ukrainians brace for parliamentary election against the backdrop of months of conflict and mounting unrest.
John Wendle | 25 Oct 2014 18:11 GMT | Politics, Ukraine, Elections, Slovyansk, Russia
More than 500 people have been killed in the contested city, where a shaky ceasefire holds.
John Wendle | 22 Sep 2014 08:07 GMT | War & Conflict, Europe, Ukraine
Ukraine ceasefire has been repeatedly violated by shelling from both sides.
John Wendle | 08 Sep 2014 11:55 GMT | Europe, Ukraine, Russia
Residents and soldiers in flashpoint port city of Mariupol doubt latest ceasefire will end conflict in Ukraine.
John Wendle | 06 Sep 2014 02:28 GMT | Politics, Russia, Ukraine, Europe, War & Conflict
Ukraine government shelling of rebel-controlled areas has left hundreds of civilian casualties.
John Wendle | 04 Aug 2014 11:15 GMT | Europe, Ukraine, Donetsk, Russia
Around 800 people have lost their lives in the Ukrainian conflict since mid-April.
John Wendle | 01 Aug 2014 09:41 GMT | Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict, Europe, Ukraine, Armed groups
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Japan is using high tech factories to grow vegetables indoors.
Environment, Science & Technology, Food
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?
Human Rights, Kazakhstan, Asia