Donald Trump’s top team don’t all agree with him on Russia

(CNN)President-elect Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia has never been under closer scrutiny. But this week, for the first time, the views of those who will serve alongside him at the highest level have also come under the spotlight. As Trump’s prospective defense secretary, secretary of state and CIA director have been quizzed at confirmation hearings this week, important differences have…

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Child monks of the Himalayas

High in the Himalayas, young novice monks in maroon robes take their lessons in the 15th-Century Thiksey monastery near Leh in Ladakh – known as the land of high passes – in Indian-administered Kashmir, disputed territory between India and Pakistan. With its whitewashed ramparts sitting over 3,000m high on a rocky crag, with breathtaking views across the Indus Valley to…

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How Antarctic bases went from wooden huts to sci-fi chic

How do you build in the most isolated place on Earth? For decades Antarctica – the only continent with no indigenous population – hosted only the simplest huts as human shelters. But, as Matthew Teller finds out, architecture in the coldest, driest, windiest reaches of our planet is getting snazzier. It’s an eye-popping, futuristic design – a dark, sleek building,…

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