Shamim Chowdhury is TRT World’s Asia correspondent. She has reported from the frontline in Marawi City in the Philippines, as well as from Syria, Iraq and many other places.
Tazeen Ahmad was one of the first South Asian Muslim women to progress steadily up the slippery ladder of broadcast journalism to reach its upper echelons.
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger once dismissed Bangladesh as a "basket case." After a second look now, he may want to take his words back.
Bodu Bala Sena leader Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara is a man whose words lead to action. When he threatens Muslims in a speech, mobs ransack Muslim neighbourhoods. And people die. Off the podium, the Buddhist monk remains the ultimate showman.
As North Korea announced its sixth – and biggest – nuclear test in September, an uneasy stand-off is taking place along the DMZ, or demilitarised zone, a thin strip of land separating the North and South.
"They beat us, slaughtered us and burnt our houses," says an elderly man, forced to flee the brutality of Myanmar's military. Our correspondent writes from a camp in Bangladesh, where Rohingya refugees are living in conditions unfit for animals.
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