Amid the chaos, Japanese show their virtues
As Japan recovers from its terrible earthquake, westerners are impressed that there has been no looting. Why are the Japanese so well behaved?
Tectonic shift, reactors and waves of hostility
In recent days, Japan has experienced destruction on an unprecedented scale. But as recovery gets underway, a new threat has appeared on the horizon.
One year on, wounds heal slowly in Haiti
A terrible earthquake left Haiti shattered. One year later, with billions of aid dollars spent, why is the country still in ruins?