Syrian refugees unwelcome in Turkey, and the Chinese monks who tweet and meditate.
Militant Islamist fear in Baghdad, and times of change for Rangoon or Yangon today
Why opticians in France need more scrutiny, and the Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan
A Frank Sinatra song is strangely apt in Russia, and why Egyptians complain about nothing
Charlotte McDonald on change in Myanmar; Chris Haslam finds a lonely baboon in Zimbabwe
Life in Abdul Fattah al-Sisi’s Egypt, and the Sami of Sweden being forced off the land
Iona Craig on the politics of Yemen; Nick Thorpe picking mushrooms in Hungary.
The past and present of the Middle East, and an oil bath in Azerbaijan
US Navy exercises with an eye on China and a modern day Robin Hood in Greece
Stories from Syria, Ukraine, Pakistan, Bulgaria and Liberia