An estimated 10 000 people have died in Ishinomaki. Jonathan Watts finds a desperate effort to feed the living as the bodies pile up.
A petro-giant is sweet-talking Amazonian villagers blessed with land that has resources worth billions. Jonathan Watts reports.
No TV. No internet. No air conditioning. Traffic lights off. Hospitals deprived of electricity.
Chinese villagers have called on their government to intervene in a bloody land dispute that has claimed at least one life so far.
A new Global Witness report has revealed that environmental activists were killed at the rate of more than two a week in 2011.
The church and Pope Francis have been accused of complicit silence during Argentina's 'dirty war'.
Only one thing unites those at the People's Summit -- unhappiness over the status quo, writes Jonathan Watts.
The last episode of Avenida Brasil was a melodrama
China making huge strides in using green energy but coal consumption continues to increase.
A haze expert has warned that despite recent moves to tighten controls on air pollution in urban China, dangerous smog will persist for decades.