With recent tensions still casting their shadow over the Korean peninsula, we take a closer look at the dividing line between north and south. The DMZ, or demilitarised zone, stands on what was the front line of war in 1953. It’s remained a dividing line ever since. Few pass inside, except guided visitors, fascinated by the most heavily guarded border in the world.
Their two-month-old nightmare has finally come to an end. The seven members of the French Moulin-Fournier family, four of them children, had been held captive by radical Islamists until their release this Friday April 19th in Cameroon. We take a closer look at their ordeal.
Voters in Iraq are heading to the polls this Saturday to elect their regional governments. The election is seen as a test for embattled Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who is facing a growing revolt from the country’s Sunni minority.
With 29 million visitors every year, France remains the world’s number one tourist destination. The number of visitors from China is on the rise. France needs tourism from emerging countries to make up for the shortfall from crisis-hit Europe. But the Chinese media is now warning its nationals to steer clear of France, following a high-profile attack on Chinese tourists staying just outside of Paris.
Kenya's Indian Ocean coast is best known for its tourism. Westerners flock to the sandy beaches around the booming cities of Mombasa and Malindi, in a bid to escape cold winters. But this region also hosts a secessionist movement, the Mombasa Republican Council, that wants to break away from Kenyan government control.