A girl stands in the street in the Indian city of Dehli

India: The underground industry of gendercide

Female infanticide has been prevalent in parts of India for centuries, but a new industry worth $244 million is emerging: sex-selective abortions.

Cash is delivered to a German bank during hyperinflation in Germany in1923 [Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-R1215-506 / CC-BY-SA]

Germany: Fear of hyperinflation is part of the culture

The Eurozone debt crisis has opened space for breaching the established rules, signing new treaties and implementing unorthodox measures.

Mariano Rajoy addresses congress on corruption in Spain

Spain: Corruption scandal will not go away

More than 300 Spanish politicians, including regional presidents and senior ministers, have become tangled in an emerging corruption scandal.

African Heads of State at the summit held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea 2011.

The African Union: Challenges of a Pan-African Project

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), a pan-African organisation, replaced in 2002 by the African Union (AU).

Somalia: Can US recognition bring stability?

After over two decades of famine, Islamic extremism and piracy, Somalia may be showing signs of revival.

People protest in Genoa Street, Madrid, close to the PP headquarters

Spain: Is corruption scandal the last straw?

The latest corruption scandal in Spain involved allegations against a number of high-ranking current and former government officials, including the Prime Minister.

Thousands of supporters turned out on the 10th January to celebrate President Hugo Chávez's inauguration in Caracas. Chávez, however, did not attend, instead remaining in Cuba for medical treatment. [Chavezcandanga]

Venezuela: The future hangs on Chávez´s health

Since Hugo Chávez’s went to Havana in mid-December for an emergency operation, the 58-year-old Venezuelan president´s health status has turned into a storm of rumours, as uncertain as his fourth term in the presidential office.

Mali hopes to develop the wealth of resources in the Taoudeni basin.

Mali: Why France is fighting for West Africa

Officially, French soldiers are fighting in Mali for security reasons. But is it out of charity that leads the French Government to do so?    “We want to be sure that Mali is safe when we withdraw our troops. We want Mali Read on! →

Olives grown in Jaén

Spain: Poor olive harvest spells problems for farmers

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.

A roadside stall in Nigeria sells a selection of the thousands of Nollywood films released annually. Director and producer Elvon Jarrett speaks to The Foreign Report [Koréboy]

An Interview with Elvon Jarrett

The Nigerian actor and producer discusses finding international success with Nollywood films and the challenges facing Nigeria.