Global Politics


As we come to the end of our program, we remember the tens of thousands of people who have likely died and the many others who's lives have been affected by the devastating earthquake in Haiti.

Global Politics

Russia battles devastating fires

Russia is enduring its most severe heat wave on record. The scorching temperatures have set off hundreds of ravaging wild fires. In the last 24 hours firefighters have put out nearly 300. More are flaring up. Reporter Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow.

Global Politics

Indonesia's twin disasters

Twin natural disasters have hit Indonesia. Indonesia's most volatile volcano erupted in central Java. Also this week, a powerful earthquake off Sumatra island triggered a tsunami.We get the latest from the BBC's Karishma Vaswani.