The protests in Kiev have been going on for months. For a while, things seemed to die down. But in recent days, things have deteriorated to the point where we’re seeing running street battles and dozens of people killed. How did Ukraine get here?
With a microphone in hand, BBC Correspondent Andrew North has covered war and crises around the world. But lately he’s added another tool to his reporting kit: A sketchbook. On his latest reporting trip to cover the Jaipur Literary Festival in India, be put down his microphone and picked up a paintbrush.
Even if the government says they will guarantee my safety, I am not going back there.
9-year-old Spozhmai reacts to the idea of returning to her family, after they forced her into a bomb-laden vest near a police checkpoint in Afghanistan last week. She told her story to BBC Shaimaa Khalil, who we had on the show yesterday.
Here’s the interview from the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-25708023
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July 3, 2013: Not enough anti-malarial bed nets paid for by the UK are being used around the world, ministers have been warned.
A new BBC documentary follows up on the case of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban.
Reporter Nel Hedayat traveled to Pakistan to find out what has happened since Malala was shot.
Views on from racers, war correspondents and an amputee marathon competitor.
On this week’s special all-Boston edition of Boston Calling, you’ll hear highlights of our reporting after Monday’s bombing at the Marathon finish line.