REPORT: U.S. conservatives have forged dangerous ties on abortion with reactionaries abroad.
REPORT: As the Scottish Government announces an extra £250 million to tackle the ‘national disgrace’ of drug-related deaths, Lindsey Kennedy and Nathan Paul Southern report on Westminster’s failing drugs policy and how it is stopping Scotland from fighting addiction.
FEATURE: Report on the UK's modern child slavery crisis, including interviews with survivors and others whose lives have been impacted.
FEATURE: An exploration of how the impact of violence on citizens' mental health exacerbates tensions and frustrates hopes of establishing peace in the region. Reported from Israel and the West Bank.
FEATURE: Until recently, billboards around Kabul were emblazoned with a simple phrase: “Imagine Peace.” Now, they instruct people to wash their hands.
FEATURE: An 11th-hour pact between the US and ultraconservative leaders threatens female freedom around the world
ARTICLE: It isn’t easy to move an elephant. Especially not a depressed one. That weighs five tons. By plane. To another country. During a global pandemic. But after four years of campaigning and planning – including a heroic effort by the singer, actress and animal advocate, Cher – Pakistan’s last Asian elephant has finally made the journey to Siem Reap, Cambodia.
NEWS ARTICLE: Micro-finance is big business in Cambodia, which has the highest average borrowing amounts from micro-finance institutions in the world, at US $3,804 per capita. As borrowers feel the financial squeeze of the lockdown, many face losing their homes and land.
IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS: While other countries moved to ban khat, Ethiopia's decision to keep it firmly in the formal economy means they retain tax revenues, rather than gifting them to criminal syndicates, terrorist networks or militant insurgents – as many of their West African neighbours have unwittingly done.
FEATURE | Report on how the latest zoonotic disease outbreak could be the wakeup call needed to persuade customers to stop consuming endangered wildlife, putting an end to the devastating, illegal trade.
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Offers Bread and Circuses – But Is It Enough to Keep His Country Onside?
FEATURE: In-country research into MBS's grand modernisation plans - and how they are perceived by his fellow Saudi Arabians.
FEATURE: A toxic mix of nationalism and religious extremism is leading to a wave of political violence across Southeast Asia.“After I read that, I was anti-Muslim,” says Thet Swe Win. He boycotted Muslim-owned businesses. He stopped eating biryani, one of his favourite foods. He regularly beat up the smaller of the two Muslim bo...