When the virus came to our hospital – Asia News

As the Covid-19 pandemic loomed, the staff at one hospital in the English Midlands braced themselves. Quickly they found themselves at the centre of a coronavirus hotspot – and... Read more »

‘It took 32 years, but I finally found my kidnapped son’ – Asia News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Li Jingzhi and her son embrace for the first time in 32 years Li Jingzhi spent more than three decades searching for her... Read more »

Coronavirus: Domestic abuse – ‘You’re with each other 24/7′ – Asia News

During the first three weeks of lockdown, 16 women and children died at the hands of men – the highest in 11 years. And the Domestic Abuse Helpline took... Read more »

The ‘real’ threat to Russia’s former doping mastermind – Asia News

The former mastermind of Russian sports doping, Grigory Rodchenkov, gave an interview to the BBC this week with his veiled face in the dark shadow of a wide-brimmed straw... Read more »

‘Don’t come back, they’ll kill you for being gay’ – Asia News

For years Mohamed’s family tried to make him more like other boys – tougher, more “masculine”. They even sent him to have a female spirit driven out with hallucinogenic... Read more »

‘Bay of Piglets’: A ‘bizarre’ plot to capture a president – Asia News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Venezuelan military said it captured mercenaries after the failed coup On Sunday 3 May, the government of Nicolas Maduro announced Venezuela’s armed... Read more »

Rupert Murdoch: How his comeback changed world politics – Asia News

For decades, Rupert Murdoch was a force in politics at the highest level. But after the phone-hacking scandal and the closure of The News of The World in 2011,... Read more »

Iraq War: ‘I am here today because another man died’ – Asia News

At the start of the Iraq War in 2003, over 600 journalists and photographers are given permission by the US government to follow the conflict as embedded reporters. Photographer... Read more »

The dying teenager who wanted world peace (and love) – Asia News

Image copyright Jeff Henigson When Californian teenager Jeff Henigson was diagnosed with brain cancer and given two years to live, a children’s charity granted him the wish of a... Read more »

Coronavirus and teachers: The forgotten school key workers – Asia News

Some BAME teachers in the UK feel forgotten from government advice when returning to work, so have created their own guidance. A Source From https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-53534125 Read more »