As a rule, the UK does not take much notice of Canada - so it comes as a pleasant surprise that for once, thanks to the Scottish referendum, recent Canadian history is now being discussed.
Life has never been so good for retirees in China. They have time, money and no shortage of people to socialize with and the number one activity is dancing.
Imran Khan and Tahir ul-Qadri want a "popular coup" against Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif. But their experiment in democracy has encountered several basic glitches.
We don't spend much time talking about Vietnam, other than its allure as a holiday destination. But the time has come to talk about politics in this sickle-shaped nation.
It was certainly clear when I met former Malaysia Airlines executive Abudul Aziz that he loves the company ¿ it was equally clear that he is worried about it after the downing of flight MH17, the comp
The Taliban-claimed attack on an international airport in Karachi is an illustration of Pakistan's inability to defend key installations - and a major blow to peace talks.
We discovered another side to Qatar, a deeply conservative, authoritarian nation, personified in my mind by the man who stopped his car as we tried to take some pictures in a park.
Since the military coup in Thailand, the junta has produced lists of the people it wants to report to army bases, sending many leaders of the red shirt protest movement into hiding.
Thailand's military says detaining political figures gives everyone time to "calm down" as anti-coup protesters join soldiers on the streets of Bangkok.
General Prayuth's decision to make himself Thailand's prime minister means he now has full ownership of the country's long-running and intractable political crisis.