Special Reports


Special Report - Ivanka Trump and the fugitive from Panama


By Ned Parker, Stephen Grey, Stefanie Eschenbacher, Roman Anin and Brad Brooks

Special Report - Twice burned: How Mt. Gox's bitcoin customers could lose again

TOKYO When Mt. Gox, the world's largest bitcoin trading exchange, collapsed in early 2014, more than 24,000 customers around the world lost access to hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of cryptocurrency and cash.

16 Nov 2017

Special Report - How a defrocked judge became the chief legal enforcer for Maduro's Venezuela

CARACAS Last March, Chief Justice Maikel Moreno shocked Venezuela when his Supreme Court nullified the powers of the National Assembly and transferred them to the 32-judge tribunal.

15 Nov 2017

Oil seen as real prize of Iran's Kurdish adventure

By Ahmed Rasheed, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin

14 Nov 2017

Special Report - Lead poisoning lurks in scores of New York areas

NEW YORK In public health circles, New York City is known for its long war on lead poisoning. | Video

14 Nov 2017

A year after Trump's election, coal's future remains bleak

WASHINGTON A year after Donald Trump was elected president on a promise to revive the ailing U.S. coal industry, the sector’s long-term prospects for growth and hiring remain as bleak as ever. | Video

14 Nov 2017

Why Niger and Mali's cattle herders turned to jihad

NIAMEY/NAIROBI When Doundou Chefou first took up arms as a youth a decade ago, it was for the same reason as many other ethnic Fulani herders along the Niger-Mali border: to protect his livestock.

13 Nov 2017

A house divided - How Saudi Crown Prince purged royal family rivals

BEIRUT/RIYADH The first hint that something was amiss came in a letter.

12 Nov 2017

In China's 'democracy village', no one wants to talk any more

WUKAN, China Surveillance cameras peer at residents from every major street corner. Informants are everywhere, villagers say. And more than a dozen villagers are languishing in prison or detention. | Video

10 Nov 2017

The decisions behind Monsanto's weed-killer crisis

In early 2016, agri-business giant Monsanto faced a decision that would prove pivotal in what since has become a sprawling herbicide crisis, with millions of acres of crops damaged.

10 Nov 2017

Moody's gives Modi a boost by raising India's sovereign rating

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Moody's Investors Service upgraded India's sovereign credit rating for the first time in nearly 14 years on Friday, saying continued progress on economic and institutional reforms would boost the country's growth potential.