Malaysia’s contested human trafficking record
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Malaysia’s contested human trafficking record

After the discovery of trafficking camps and graves in Malaysia, activists urge the US to…

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El Salvador’s murder rate: a record high
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El Salvador’s murder rate: a record high

In June alone, 700 people in El Salvador died in killings that many have attributed…

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Drug smuggling: Big business in Bangladesh
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Drug smuggling: Big business in Bangladesh

Bangladesh borderguards are grappling with one of the most crowded drug trafficking zones in the…

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Ethiopia: Development at the cost of growth?
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Ethiopia: Development at the cost of growth?

As US President Barack Obama is visiting Ethiopia, rights groups are highlighting the country’s poor…

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Philippines measures Aquino’s presidency
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Philippines measures Aquino’s presidency

President Benigno Aquino is to deliver his sixth and final annual State of the Nation…

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Yemen truce ‘urgent’ as doctors run out of medicines
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Yemen truce ‘urgent’ as doctors run out of medicines

Yemen has been rocked by months of fighting between Houthi Shia rebels and Hadi loyalists,…

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Has Turkey bitten off more than it can chew?
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Has Turkey bitten off more than it can chew?

Turkey is now fighting two very different battles at the same time. Turkish fighter jets…

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Obama calls Kenya ‘a success story’
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Obama calls Kenya ‘a success story’

US President Barack Obama, wrapping up a trip to Kenya, has told Kenyans that there…

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Turkey tense amid air strikes on ISIL and PKK
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Turkey tense amid air strikes on ISIL and PKK

Air strikes continue as the Turkish government tackles the Islamic State of Iraq and the…

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Syria’s Assad admits army struggling for manpower
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Syria’s Assad admits army struggling for manpower

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to win the long-running civil war in the country.…

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