New life begins to bloom in disaster zone

New life begins to bloom in disaster zone

By Colin Purse BBC News, Japan In Fukushima 40% of the population has had contact with radiation By Colin Purse BBC News, Fukushima The tsunami may have laid waste to homes and buildings in…

Jordan's water crisis could affect Dead Sea

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Jordan’s water crisis could affect Dead Sea

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mabey Bedouin families buried near the Dead Sea in Jordan. The Dead Sea could soon look vastly different. Tourists are piling into it, drawn by the beauty of…

Transgender asylum seeker featured at Davos

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Transgender asylum seeker featured at Davos

Written by Staff Writer Meahr Doi is one of those faces at the crossroads of modern migration. Based in Sweden, the 30-year-old transgender woman now lives in Hungary — where she has received threats…