Author

 
Karen McVeigh

Karen McVeigh

    Could this be the second major city on the verge of a 'day zero'?
    Could this be the second major city on the verge of a 'day zero'?
    In the township of Chamanculo, in Maputo, 
    Gasping for breath: Pneumonia's deadly toll
    Gasping for breath: Pneumonia's deadly toll
    The baby lying under a red printed blanket is gasping for air. Her tiny chest is convulsed with the effort of drawing oxygen into her lungs and, as...
    Bin Laden's killers end Somalia hostage drama
    Bin Laden's killers end Somalia hostage drama
    The Special Forces commandos who swept into Somalia under cover of darkness to rescue two hostages, an American woman and a Danish man, were part...
    US remembers the victims of 9/11 with tributes and tears
    US remembers the victims of 9/11 with tributes and tears
    The day began exactly as it did on that fateful date 10 years ago: under a crystal-clear sky that heightened the colours of the city and made the...
    Walk on the wired side
    Walk on the wired side
    The asset's coordinates are longitude -0.098610, latitude 51.519699. At least that's what the read-out on my computer screen says. I've never heard...
    High price for cheap clothes
    High price for cheap clothes
    Two toddlers sit on a rusting grille platform built on bamboo stilts at the entrance to one of Bangladesh's fastest-growing housing developments....
    How the godfather's wife 'made it big in the Mob'
    How the godfather's wife 'made it big in the Mob'
    She was, quite literally, married to the mob. But despite being convicted of Mafia association earlier this month, Ann Hathaway, a former dancer...