Stews typically need a long simmer, but some quick and easy versions can be just as delicious.
Gruesomely disfigured, shunned by society and often penniless, victims deal with the harsh realities caused by a malicious attack, writes Tibor Krausz.
One hundred years after the Panama Canal opened for business, reminders of life when the great waterway was US territory abound. Pictures by Matias Costa.
Nestled between India and China, Nepal is seen as strategically valuable to both giants, as they jostle for supremacy over the impoverished nation. Dinah Gardner reports.
An oddly shaped apartment posed a decorating challenge, but some clever furnishings make use of its tricky nooks and crannies.
The Johannesburg-based award-winning journalist and author talks to Jenni Marsh about being Chinese under apartheid and her parents' flight from Guangdong.