Insight and analysis from around the world with Channel 4 News's team of international correspondents.
A few weeks ago, an American “careers website” called CareerCast.com ranked 200 professions in an effort to determine the world’s best job. Actuaries came first – they’re office-bound mathematicians who determine statistical risk for insurance companies. The ignominious honour of bottom spot went to reporters, who managed to edge out lumberjacks with lowest scores for working hours, job stress, and future prospects.
As Thailand struggles with an influx of Rohingya Muslims from Burma, John Sparks visits a camp where conditions are desperately over-crowded, with barely room to sit.
Aung San Suu Kyi has remained silent on the plight of Burma’s Rohingya Muslims. With her criticism of “discrimination”, is she now changing her tune?
Malaysians vote in record numbers in an election that could weaken or even end the rule of the world’s longest-ruling coalition. Asia Correspondent John Sparks gives his view.
As frustrations between western climbers and Sherpas on Mount Everest boil over, one climber gives his account of what happened to John Sparks.
Sharks swirled and seagulls swooped – John Sparks reports on the remarkable survival of South African surfer Brett Archibald.
John Sparks speaks with North Korean defectors and activists to get an understanding of the secretive regime and how technology is helping the outside world to seep across the border.
Talk of all-consuming hell-fire and nuclear war sounds grim. But North Korea’s violent sabre-rattling must be viewed in context.
When Burma elected its first democratic president, it was the dawn of a new era. But the country is in a downward spiral of ethnic violence, reports Asia Correspondent John Sparks.
The Pope isn’t the only one with more than a billion people on his mind. Xi Jinping was officially endorsed as Chinese president today, but what kind of leader will he be?