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As Thailand struggles with an influx of Rohingya Muslims from Burma, John Sparks visits a camp where conditions are desperately over-crowded, with barely room to sit.
Aung San Suu Kyi has remained silent on the plight of Burma's Rohingya Muslims. With her criticism of "discrimination", is she now changing her tune?
Malaysians vote in record numbers in an election that could weaken or even end the rule of the world's longest-ruling coalition. Asia Correspondent John Sparks gives his view.
As frustrations between western climbers and Sherpas on Mount Everest boil over, one climber gives his account of what happened to John Sparks.
Sharks swirled and seagulls swooped - John Sparks reports on the remarkable survival of South African surfer Brett Archibald.
John Sparks speaks with North Korean defectors and activists to get an understanding of the secretive regime and how technology is helping the outside world to seep across the border.
Talk of all-consuming hell-fire and nuclear war sounds grim. But North Korea's violent sabre-rattling must be viewed in context.
When Burma elected its first democratic president, it was the dawn of a new era. But the country is in a downward spiral of ethnic violence, reports Asia Correspondent John Sparks.
The newly elected Argentinian Pope isn't the only one with more than a billion people on his mind - Xi Jinping was officially endorsed as Chinese president on Thursday, but what kind of leader will he be?
The wait is over, but who is Jorge Mario Bergoglio and as Pope Francis does he have the ability to connect with Catholics around the world?
The race for the next Pope is on. All 115 runners and riders lined up in the paddock of the Basilica to celebrate Mass, all dressed in splendid red and white, writes Jonathan Rugman in Rome.
It will be letting the world's 1.2 billion Catholics down if this conclave does not choose a pontiff who breathes new life into the institution.
As Syria's civil war increases humanitarian suffering throughout the country, will the UK's pledge of non-lethal help merely extend its conflict, asks Jonathan Miller.
The Venezuelan president was a polarising figure - someone who could bait George W Bush on TV while championing the poor and presiding over a unique social experiment in the country he led.
How bad is China's air pollution? Asia Correspondent John Sparks meets residents of an apartment block in China's most polluted city, who have found their homes enveloped in black smoke.
Life as a teacher in southern Thailand is becoming increasingly perilous. Asia Correspondent John Sparks has spent time with some of the brave women risking their lives.
Channel 4 tells the tragic tale of the 55,000 Afghan amputees, many maimed by landmines. It's a powerful film unlikely to leave viewers dry eyed
The UN human rights commissioner didn't mince her words this week when she accused the Sri Lankan government of "triumphalism" in the Tamil north, home of the vanquished Tamil Tiger insurgency.
It's hard for gun-phobic Brits to get their heads around America's love affair with guns - so I went to Texas to hear some locals explain it in their own words.
North Korea's latest propaganda video shows a rocket attack on New York but, as John Sparks asks, is anyone listening?