When Egypt’s World Youth Forum #WeNeedToTalk backfires

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Mohamed Meteab Image caption Activists on social media have been using the World Youth Forum hashtag to highlight human rights issues Many Egyptians on social media have adopted the slogan of an upcoming state-sponsored youth conference to air grievances about the way the country is run. The World Youth Forum conference will be [...]

My life as an al-Qaeda hostage

Warren Fyfe

Stephen McGown set off from London on his motorbike for a trip of a lifetime to South Africa. But in Timbuktu he was kidnapped by Islamist militants. CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE Composite image subject to copyright Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-41823067

Who stole Burma’s royal ruby?

Warren Fyfe

When Britain conquered Burma, the last king’s most treasured possession – an enormous, priceless ruby – disappeared. Who took it, where did it go, and where is it now? CLICK HERE TO READ MORE Image copyright Alamy Image subject to copyright Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-41838026