In the classic Scheherazade myth, a Persian queen tells stories to captivate an evil ruler, saving herself and thousands of possible victims from death. The children's book "Sharzhad and the Angry King", by Montreal-based author and illustrator Nahid Kazemi, is a wonderful retelling of that legend. It's about a little girl who helps a tyrannical leader evolve through stories.
A Cambodian court has convicted the leader of the country's only viable opposition party of treason. The move comes just four months before a general election and a long-planned dynastic handover of power.
2 Mar 2022
The US president's State of the Union address comes amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine. He said "freedom will always overcome tyranny" and that Vladimir Putin's attack was "premeditated and unprovoked."