The detention of Wang Yu was the opening salvo in an unprecedented crackdown on China's human rights lawyers.
Welcome to Brazil's first reality show to delve into the lives of the country's growing class of super-rich.
Venezuelan revolutionary Carlos the Jackal faces fresh charges over 1980s bomb attacks, but jail has only strengthened his beliefs, his brother says.
A highly addictive new drug has the potential to become a 'weapon of mass destruction,' writes Tom Phillips.
Town planners are hoping to set a world example.
Authorities in Rio de Janeiro are under renewed pressure to bulletproof up to 200 schools in conflict-stricken areas, after an 11-year-old boy was kil
Authorities in Rio de Janeiro are under pressure to bulletproof schools in conflict-stricken areas, after a boy was killed by a stray bullet.
New policing initiatives have made Rio de Janeiro a safer place, but the 'pacification' has been brutal.
Tom Phillips goes into Rio de Janeiro's notorious favelas to discover how evangelical preachers are trying to stem the tide of killings.
Even Dr Rhonan Ferreira da Silva, an experienced Brazilian forensic expert, was shocked when the body of British teenager Cara Marie Burke arrived.