Watching the defendants enter the Aktau court today, I wondered if one of them would recognise me. I had last seen Roza Tuletayeva in October 2011 when I had come to her home town of Zhanaozen to report on a long-standing industrial dispute between sacked oil workers and the state oil company that employed them.
Communist rulers refuse to publicly admit that an incident, where possibly hundreds to thousands of people were killed, happened at all.
Standards of healthcare in Afghanistan have improved significantly since the fall of the Taliban, but there are still variations in quality of care between rural and urban areas.
The Indian government's response to a slowing economy has drawn the anger of citizens and brought them out on to the streets.
Omar Gul's drive makes him stand out against his fellow police officers as US and NATO plan to pull out their forces.
More and more Australians are concerned that the natural resources that surround them are being handed over to private entities
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is in China.
To acquit or to convict the Philippines’ top judge - that was the question. And the bottom-line for most of the senators-turned-judges was that there was enough evidence to doubt the integrity of the country’s now former top judge.
Chief Justice Renato Corona's impeachment trial has been a soap opera-like saga that has had Filippinos gripped.
Barred from standing as an MP, Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim led the opposition coalition from the sidelines in the 2008 election, seeing unprecedented gains against the National Front – which for the first time in more than 50 years in power lost its two-thirds majority.
Renato Corona's court appearance, with its feeling of a Hollywood-style melodrama, could only have happened in the Philippines.