From Our Own Correspondent

From Our Own Correspondent

Zuma’s Moment of Reckoning

South Africa’s former President, Jacob Zuma failed to appear at a corruption inquiry this week - an inquiry he...

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A tribal gathering in Yemen

We visit the tribesmen of Yemen, which has for years been wracked by civil war. The conflict morphed into a proxy war...

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Israel’s Vaccine Rollout

Israel’s health system has been in the spotlight as it races ahead with its coronavirus vaccination programme....

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Egypt’s brief wind of change

Ten years ago, former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, was ousted after weeks of protest in Tahrir square in Cairo....

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The Lady and the General

Aung San Suu Kyi was once heralded by many in the west as a valiant campaigner for democratic rights. As civilian...

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Lebanon’s Lockdown

Six months ago, an explosion, caused by improperly stored ammonium nitrate, ripped through the city of Beirut. As the...

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Brazil’s Steady Stream of Grief

Brazil is going through a deadly second-wave of Covid-19 – and it’s precipitated the collapse of the...

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India’s farmers protest

In Delhi, Republic Day is usually a ceremonial occasion celebrated with military parades and cultural pageantry. But...

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Wuhan – one year on

A year ago Wuhan imposed a lockdown on its citizens, as reports filtered through of the first human-to-human...

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Ireland's shame

This week, the Irish Taoiseach described the findings of an official report into decades of abuse of women and...

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President Trump’s Legacy

In Washington, he storming of Capitol Hill this week by President Trump’s supporters has dominated headlines,...

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Key moments of 2020 reported by our correspondents

Kate Adie reflects on key moments of 2020 with some of the most thought provoking dispatches by our correspondents....

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The true state of the pandemic in Turkey

Turkey has had record numbers of new coronavirus infections recently with around 30,000 positive cases a day. That...

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American presidents and the Middle East

When there's change in the Middle East, there is a good chance the United States had something to do with it, as with...

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Stamping out dissent in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong,the authorities are showing that they mean business with the new security law to stamp out...

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Facing defeat in Nagorno-Karabakh

Nagorno-Karabakh, the ethnic Armenian enclave within Azerbaijan, became the frontline of a war again this autumn....

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United States: Presidential transitions

In the United States, President Trump still hasn’t conceded that he has lost the election. His campaign is...

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Diwali in India during the pandemic

For Hindus, Sikhs and Jains it's Diwali - the festival of lights. But this year there's the pandemic. What impact is...

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US election: Georgia, the new swing state?

In the US, lots of eyes are still on the outcome of the election in Georgia. Joe Biden appears to have to have...

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The Murder of Afghanistan's Dreams

A brutal assault on Kabul University, the biggest and oldest in the country, left at least 35 dead and 50 wounded....

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