A new chapter for Sri Lanka
Twenty years on from his first visit to Sri Lanka, Chris Morris reflects on the challenge now faced by President Mahinda Rajapaksa to move the island forward after years of civil war.
Why mere survival isn't enough for Haitians
The earthquake in Haiti lasted seconds but it will take at least 10 years work and a huge international effort to allow Haitians to resume something of their old lives, as Adam Mynott explains.
What do the Afghans themselves think?
As Afghan experts gather at a conference in London to discuss Afghanistan's problems, Martin Patience guages the mood of the nation, from its bustling cities, to its most remote villages.
Europe's booming Amazon spaceport
The European rocket launch site in French Guiana may have become the world's most important commercial satellite spaceport, but Sue Nelson finds that its boom is alienating the locals.
A new home for Helsinki's music lovers
Helsinki's existing concert hall turned out to be a musical disaster when it opened 40 years ago. Now critics are already attacking its replacement which is due to open next year.
Kate Adie's Memorable Moments from FOOC
How to be a foreign correspondent
Pick of From Our Own Correspondent