Al Jazeera Blogs


South Koreans - living in a peaceful, democratic society, the world's 15th largest economy, home to global success stories like Samsung and Hyundai - often wonder why the rest of the world is so obsessed by their northern neighbour.

Last Modified: 12 Apr 2012 07:42

In systematic depletion of one of the world's last healthy stocks of fish, India loses up to $220m every year as a result of illegal fishing in its waters by foreign-owned ships.

Last Modified: 9 Apr 2012 20:55

Following the US soldier's shooting spree in Kandahar, the conversation moved to the "backlash" and focused on the accused soldier. The victims became a footnote: just the number 16.

Last Modified: 19 Mar 2012 17:23

Deciding how to mark the one-year anniversary since the tsunami and earthquake that battered Japan's northeast coast hit is proving to be a challenge.

Last Modified: 8 Mar 2012 18:51