A still from the most recent Islamic State video, released last week.
Videos released by Islamic State have captured the attention of the world for years. But the media focus on its so-called 'slick, professional' video techniques runs the risk of mythologising the terrorist group.
Author Gabriel García Márquez – the first Colombian to win a Nobel prize, for literature – also dreamed of peace.
From the yellow butterflies of his 'Hundred Years of Solitude' to his Nobel acceptance speech, author Gabriel García Márquez remains ever present in his country's peace process.
Dylan is a musician, who has been well recognised in his field.
Were there really no poets or novelists or essayists - no people who have spent their lives in the field of literature - considered Nobel-worthy? This nostalgic decision is discourteous to writers.
A portrait of Indian poet and musician Rabindranath Tagore.
In 1913, an Indian literary giant named Rabindranath Tagore was the first non-white person to win the literature prize. He wrote over 2,000 songs and, like Dylan's, they still resonate today.
To the chagrin of many, Bob Dylan has become the first singer-songwriter to win a Nobel Prize. But this James Joyce expert is fully in support.
Women are driving the declining rate of marriage in China.
Chinese parents and the state are concerned about the declining marriage rate in the country. But the focus on single men ignores the root of the problem.
One of the questions most discussed on Italian social media is whether the same thing would have happened to a male writer who had made the same choice for privacy.
In her novels, in numerous articles and in correspondence, Elena Ferrante has chosen to depict the world from a female point of view. She has always claimed that the woman’s gaze is decisive.
An Indian coalmine worker walks along the Stilwell Road after a day’s work in Ledo town, at the Indian-Burmese border.
The Pangsau Pass between Burma and India illustrates the complex issue of borders in the region.
A billabong on SBS website My Grandmother’s Lingo, which takes viewers on an interactive journey through the Marra language.
My Grandmother's Lingo
A beautiful interactive SBS online documentary puts the spotlight on Marra, an Indigenous language spoken fluently by just three people.
The preserved body of late former president Ferdinand Marcos lies in public view in a mausoleum in his home province in northern Philippines.
The government’s decision to bury Ferdinand Marcos in the national Cemetery for Heroes illustrates the contested nature of the dictator's legacy.
Under the Shadow
Scary moments with a wider social message.