Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.
Alan Johnston presents stories from the USA, Yemen, Thailand and Algeria.
The US economy falters again; the wheat genome mapped out; and what is character amnesia?
Kenya's President Kibaki has signed the country's new constitution into law.
The UN criticises France's decision to expel its Roma people.
How many civilians died in the Iraq war? Also, Kenya's new constitution is signed into law
How the Krakatoa volcano disaster of 1883 wreaked havoc, but also inspired scientists
What happened when thousands of women went on strike in New York City in 1970?
South Africans on strike; privatising electricity in Nigeria; the English in New York
The journalist Matthew Syed says anyone has the potential to excel. Is that true?