Russian interference casts “dark shadows” on the proceedings, prosecutors say

Dutch prosecutors accused Russia on Tuesday of interfering with the spacecraft in shooting down flight MH17 and casting a dark shadow in the four-suspect disaster trial. Moscow sought to track down witnesses in the trial that began in the Netherlands on Monday, leaving some in fear of their own lives if they were identified, prosecutors […]

Cambodian paradise destroyed by China

The view while flying over Cambodia from the mecca of the tourist hinterland of Siem Reap on the coast is staggering: the national forests that once housed Asian tigers, elephants, leopards, bears and other endangered species have been replaced by scarred industrial landscapes and deforested. And where was the beach paradise I expected when I […]