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Pakistan — the other great home of the bagpipes

Asia Pacific Mar 10, 2019

Pakistan — the other great home of the bagpipes

Umer Farooq's grandfather and father made bagpipes. Now he is the third generation to take up the tradition in Pakistan, which is thousands of kilometers from Scotland yet sells thousands of bagpipes each year. The fresh smell of wood floats through the Mid East factory ...

Modern witch-hunts terrorize New Guinea highlands

Asia Pacific / Social Issues Jan 4, 2019

Modern witch-hunts terrorize New Guinea highlands

A spate of brutal witch hunts has plunged parts of Papua New Guinea's highlands into a state of terror as fearful tribes blame dark forces for their rapidly changing world. In one particularly horrifying incident that was filmed, an elderly woman writhes and pleads hysterically ...