The Iraqi national rowing outfit – bidding for a spot at London 2012 – defy the odds. Shambolic security and ethnic violence make even getting to training an arduous task. On the water, though, none of it matters.
Despite being targeted by a bomb attack in which she lost an arm and leg, political TV journalist May Chidiac, a staunch critic of Syria, remains defiant and is back presenting for the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation.
I have become fixated with a map. It’s an interactive map of London that shows where the German Luftwaffe dropped bombs on the city between 7 October 1940 and 6 June 1941. It’s a period that includes 57 nights of consecu…
The potential implications for Iran’s nuclear industry after its biggest earthquake in 50 years, we speak to our correspondent in Boston after yesterday’s bombing, and get business news from Singapore.