• January 17, 2018
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Features

  • The 7,400-acre Aokigahara Forest, near Mount Fuji, has gained a grim reputation as one of Japan’s top suicide destinations
  • Walking the Camino de Santiago
    Jan 03, 2018 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    It is an ancient route across Spain that has been walked for centuries. It’s a time for reflection and soul searching
  • A father sues to curb junk food in India
    Jan 03, 2018 By Geeta Anand
    Rahul Verma filed a public interest lawsuit in the Delhi High Court in 2010, seeking a ban on the sale of fast food and soft drinks in and around schools across India
  • Bringing the dead back from Everest
    Dec 27, 2017 By John Branch
    Sherpas took on a quest to find the bodies of two Indian climbers — a year after they were abandoned on the earth’s highest mountain
  • Finding solitude in the sea
    Dec 20, 2017 By Syed Hamad AliSpecial to Weekend Review
    Absar Khan walked away from his life as a busy lawyer in London. Now he has found his true calling helping marine life escape the dangers of cast-off fishing nets
  • Cut from the cloth of the Palestinian intifada
    Dec 20, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Fashion designer Rami Kashou is at the top of his game but he has never forgotten his roots in Ramallah and its influence on his career
  • In Japan, the elderly live, and die, alone
    Dec 20, 2017 By Norimitsu Onishi
    Rapid economic growth and social mobility helped erode family ties. Now, a generation in the country is dying alone
  • From behind a camera, he chronicled a war
    Dec 13, 2017 By Caitlin Gibson
    Syrian photographer Karam Al Masri, the 2017 Knight International Journalism Award winner, talks about the destruction of his home town, Aleppo
  • Why parts of Beijing are in ruins
    Dec 13, 2017 By Chris Buckley
    Tens of thousands of people have been uprooted in the city’s aggressive drive against migrant neighbourhoods
  • Filmlab: Showing the reel Palestine
    Nov 29, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Palestine allows Palestinian filmmakers to tell the story of their occupied homeland to a new generation of viewers
  • Ukraine, world’s most mined nation
    Nov 29, 2017 By Jack Losh
    Land mines in the country’s east put it among world’s most dangerous areas for civilians
  • The accelerating flight of young villagers to cities has imperiled a folk tradition the Dong have kept alive for centuries: the weaving and dyeing of indigo textiles
  • The gangsters and the gangs
    Nov 23, 2017 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    The Kinahans are believed to have ties with the Russian mafia while the Hutch gang has amassed an illegal fortune from bank robberies
  • Drugs, bullets and blood in Dublin
    Nov 23, 2017 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    There’s a vicious drug war under way in the Irish capital — and so far it has claimed a dozen lives
  • Replacing the lost books of Baghdad
    Nov 01, 2017 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    Iraqi-born artist Wafaa Bilal has teamed up with Kickstarter to rebuild the library
  • China’s ‘Red Army’ schools inspire the young
    Nov 01, 2017 By Javier C. Hernandez
    Textbooks are getting a larger dose of Communist Party lore, including glorified tales about the party’s fights against foreign invaders like Japan