New laws aim to crush even mild forms of protest in Russia

At least 400 people who have been fined or detained under new Russian laws that target anyone deemed to be discrediting the military or publishing and sharing fake news

New laws aim to crush even mild forms of protest in Russia

Life inside the "line of control"

As alarm bells sound over the buildup of Russian troops near Ukraine’s eastern border, those living in the rebel-held areas of Donetsk are already resigned to life under the shadow of a long war

Life inside the "line of control"


With little chance of winning, Russia's hobbled opposition using election to highlight abuses

A fractured opposition and government tactics to disqualify, silence opponents give ruling party upper hand


With little chance of winning, Russia's hobbled opposition using election to highlight abuses

Testing Trans Gender Athletes

A Canadian born researcher is leading the largest ever study on trans gender athletes, amid a growing and contentious debate around biological differences and fair play.

Testing Trans Gender Athletes

'It might be us now, but it could be you tomorrow': Survivors reckon with deadly mosque shootings

Survivors of a shooting at a mosque in Christchurch, NZ, recount the horrific scene, while the entire city comes together to grieve

'It might be us now, but it could be you tomorrow': Survivors reckon with deadly mosque shootings

More than 2 weeks on, sweeping sense of relief near Thai cave site

It was seen as a miracle when the Thai soccer team was found alive in the flooded cave, and rescuers from around the world pulled together for the risky and unprecedented rescue.

More than 2 weeks on, sweeping sense of relief near Thai cave site

Sinking into the sea


In Canada's warming Arctic, Pelly Island is disappearing faster than scientists can measure.

Sinking into the sea