Double blast in Uzbek capital

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of two blasts at a petrol station near the international airport of the Uzbek capital


Taking on organised crime

Organised crime groups are quick, entrepreneurial and good at making money, but getting hold of that stash is proving an uphill battle. In this first


Upping the rhetoric on Assad

Western and Gulf Arab nations are calling for a strict timetable for the implementation of Kofi Annan’s peace plan for Syria. At a Friends of Syria


Myanmar's democratic hope

At 66, human rights and democracy defender Aung San Suu Kyi leads the National League for Democracy (or NLD) campaign in Myanmar’s elections. She


No sex please we're Greek

Austerity-hit Greeks are having less sex as a result of their country’s economic crisis. Urologists in Athens surveyed six hundred men and women on


The lights go out for Earth Hour

They call it the biggest environmental event in the world – and it takes place around the world. Once again iconic landmarks from the Eiffel Tower