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Burma never enjoyed the economic boom that swept Asia - but that has saved its colonial heritage from being demolished. Now the capital has been moved from Rangoon, neglect and ruin lie in wait.
Claims that look-a-likes are being used by the rich and powerful in Chinese court cases raise questions about the credibility of the country's legal system, as Asia Correspondent John Sparks reports.
Chinese police see themselves as enforcers of social stability - so when they start to fight back against corruption in the system it's big news.
The battle for Damascus may have begun, but Syria has the biggest arsenal of chemical weapons in the Middle East – and what is to stop them being used if they fall into the wrong hands?
World leaders have been beating a path to Burma for months now to meet Aung San Suu Kyi and President Thein Sein. So why is Barack Obama so late to the party?
Inclusive, diplomatic, a team player loved by his troops, soldiers testify that it would be ridiculous if General Allen lost his appointment as Nato's top soldier because of the Petraeus affair.
There have been plenty of sparks and there are warnings of "protracted days" of fighting in the wake of the Israeli assassination of Ahmed al-Jaabari, the military commander of Hamas in Gaza.
Channel 4 News China producer Bessie Du is not convinced village elections in China are as democratic as the state claims.
There is growing evidence that the recent violence in Burma is turning into a broader religious conflict. John Sparks visits Kyaukpyu in Rankhine State where human rights groups fear episodes of ethnic cleansing are taking place.
Asia Correspondent John Sparks blogs from the Rakhine state of Burma, where fierce fighting has broken out between ethnic Buddhists and the Muslim Rohingya minority, despite attempts to ease the tension.
Channel 4 News manages to get inside the world's largest scrap yard in India - where a fatal incident earlier this month has exposed the tensions and troubles below the surface.
Tension is growing in the Indian town of Alang - home to the world's largest scrap yard - after police charged yard owners with murder after an explosion killed six workers. John Sparks reports.
Reports come in of an attack on a mosque in Sittwe, Burma, as the conflict between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims escalates.
Whilst the ongoing reform in Burma is good, thousands are still being trapped within their villages. Why doesn't Aung San Suu Kyi stand up for the Rohingya?
Fahim Rahimi got to fly his war-torn nation's flag at the Paralympics, but what happened next? Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Rugman finds out.
The UK claim to be the biggest bi-lateral aid donor to the Syrian people just underlines the lack of other practical options for intervention.
America’s so called “war on terror” did not end when George W Bush left office. Under Barack Obama, the covert war entered a new phase, one of increasing reliance on missile strikes from aerial drones, with these assassinations approved by the US president himself. Drone strikes tend to happen where journalists cannot safely verify the [...]
Many had walked for two or three months, hiding in the bush, eating nothing but leaves and bark, having fled their homes in the Ingessena Mountains, where they had come under attack from Sudan forces.
I first heard about Colin Cotterill on a family holiday in the old royal capital of Laos, called Luang Prabang. It’s a small and atmospheric city of softly spoken residents and half-hidden architectural treasures.
So a Chinese court in an out-of-the-way city called Hurfei has sentenced Gu Kailai, the wife of a disgraced Communist party boss, to a prison term of “life”. No dramatic tension there, I am afraid.