The film “Kony 2012” has been an Internet sensation. Some people love it, others hate it. The film is rife with controversy – it’s inaccurate, it’s simplistic, it’s self indulgent. Add to the list of controversies, a photo and a photographer.
In the hustle to cover elections in Senegal two weeks ago, there was a story about graffiti I would have loved to have pursued, but didn’t have time to [...]
“Do you want to see some dolphins?” Dimitrios Georgas asks me with a broad smile, as we stand in the middle of his family’s 20 acres of vineyards. In any other circumstance, it might be a surreal question for a vintner to ask you [...]
Setting off for the Moscow metro today, I noticed an unusually high number of people clutching bouquets [...]
I visited the Cairo office of the Activists News Association on Monday and talked with the founders of the group. Rami Jarrah is a Syrian national who grew up in London [...]
Many Greeks are angry and sad, and for good reason. The country has been in recession for a few years now. Wages have been slashed, and new taxes have been imposed [...]
As Russians voted on Sunday, they knew there was not much suspense about the outcome. Even Vladimir Putin’s opponents conceded his victory and voters I spoke to told me as much today as I toured polling stations [...]
When I mentioned to Jordanians this week that I was doing on a story about Libyans seeking treatment at Jordan’s hospitals, most of them grumbled a bit. “The Libyans are taking up all the space and now the taxpayers of Jordan,” the complaint went, “well, we have to wait!”
There are few direct flights from the US to West Africa. The routes, the companies that serve them, and their schedules change relatively often.
It’s tempting as a China correspondent to look at the political changes sweeping Burma, and imagine their equivalent happening in China [...]
The hotel where I’m staying in Amman is teeming with Libyans seeking medical care in Jordanian hospitals. A friend here tells me that’s the case with most hotels. These are a couple of guys I met in the lobby yesterday.
Isabelle Eberhardt lived a wildly unconventional existence. She was a late 19th century explorer and writer, and an incredibly daring woman [...]
TJ Martin, co-director of this year’s Oscar winning documentary feature “Undefeated” was not the only one to drop a live “F Bomb” last Sunday night during his acceptance speech [...]