Faras Ghani

Faras Ghani

Faras Ghani is a deputy online editor at Al Jazeera English. He is also author of the book 'Champions, again'.

North Korea

How one North Korean defector sends 'true news' from the South

In part six of series on North Korean defectors, Al Jazeera speaks to Lee Min-bok, head of North Korea Balloon Group.

How one North Korean defector sends 'true news' from the South

Cricket

One-Day International status gives Nepal cricket hopes of revival

Nepali cricket team has now been recognised, but lack of infrastructure and support to players remain big hurdles.

One-Day International status gives Nepal cricket hopes of revival

Human Rights

North Korea defector: I would never go back home

In part five of the series on North Korean defectors, Al Jazeera speaks to a 24-year-old artist An Su-min.

North Korea defector: I would never go back home

South Korea

North Korean defector: 'If you have money, you can do anything'

In part four of the series on North Korean defectors, Um Yae-run sheds light on how brokers work in the country.

North Korean defector: 'If you have money, you can do anything'

South Korea

South Korea: Sex workers hit hard by government's crackdown

Government is demolishing Seoul's red-light areas, while sex workers argue their voices are not being heard.

South Korea: Sex workers hit hard by government's crackdown

South Korea

North Korean defector describes life at home through cartoons

In part three of the series on North Korean defectors, Al Jazeera speaks to cartoonist Sung-guk who fled in 2010.

North Korean defector describes life at home through cartoons

South Korea

North Korean defector: 'I wish I can go back for a day'

In part two of a series on North Korean defectors, Al Jazeera speaks to NG Hyeong, 81, who fled during the Korean War.

North Korean defector: 'I wish I can go back for a day'

South Korea

South Korea bans English education for first and second graders

The ban will affect low-income families in highly competitive society, analysts and parents warn.

South Korea bans English education for first and second graders

Pyeongchang 2018

Winter Olympics, Hubo and future of robots in South Korea

South Korea displayed 85 robots at the 2018 Winter Olympics. But how useful were they and what does the future hold?

Winter Olympics, Hubo and future of robots in South Korea

South Korea

'Father of defectors' on life after North Korea

In part one of the series on North Korean defectors, Al Jazeera speaks to YH Kim who fled his country in 1988.

'Father of defectors' on life after North Korea

Health

UNICEF: One million children die the day they are born

Pakistan, CAR and Afghanistan are the hardest hit as UN agency says the world is failing newborns.

UNICEF: One million children die the day they are born

South Korea

Hopes fading for reunion of Korean families

As part of the inter-Korean talks last month, South Korea proposed a reunion of families separated by the Korean War.

Hopes fading for reunion of Korean families