Zimbabwe farmers struggling with worsening droughts
Rising temperatures and worsening dry spells are adding to food shortage problems in Zimbabwe
Colombia: The sexual abuse of children ? how to destroy a life
Fifteen-year-old Laura (the child's name has been changed) lived with her mother, her grandmother and her sister in a working-class neighbourhood in the north of Cartagena. One day, she came home from school to find that, instead of giving her lunch, her mother ordered her to her room where a man was waiting to have sex with her.
No graduation at Japanese school after tsunami deaths
Instead of celebrating graduation, the principal of Okawa elementary school is mourning the loss of most of his students and teachers
Frustration grows as Japan's nuclear evacuees wait
With all the stoicism of a character out of Hemingway -- one of his favourite writers -- Mitsuharu Watanobe sits on a gymnasium floor and waits