When President Obama visited Burma last year, he was careful to temper any praise he had for the recent reforms undertaken by Burmese President Thein Sein and his government.
This time last year, Roxby Downs was booming. In an Australian landscape dotted with constellations of metal, mineral and energy mines, Roxby was one of the most modern towns in Australia, growing out of an isolated patch of desert 563km Read on! →
Human towers, known as castells, are a long-time Catalan tradition, but some say it teaches more than just good balance.
Female infanticide has been prevalent in parts of India for centuries, but a new industry worth $244 million is emerging: sex-selective abortions.
Spain is the largest producer of olive oil in the world, but as the olive harvest draws to a close, farmers are worried about the low crop yield.
The NY SAFE legislation is the first law since the Sandy Hook shooting to tighten gun ownership, but it comes in the middle of a bitter political fight.
The 29th Africa Cup of Nations (CAN), which begun on 19 January when hosts South Africa took on debutants Cape Verde, will attract a record global audience. In 1957, just three teams, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt, took part in the Read on! →
Rwanda has been the most successful country in East Africa in stamping out the graft culture, but is it at the cost of freedom?