In November 2016, smog in New Delhi was 16 times above safe levels. An Indian researcher dug into the data to find out why, and how India can keep its capital breathing safely.
Rock music against military conscription during 1980s South Africa resonated with wider fault lines in Afrikaner society - this as the apartheid regime's grip on power started to slip.
African governments are open to military aid from the West. However, Germany’s recent remarks about the transfer of weapons to countries battling militants, needs to be approached with caution.
Stronger malaria prevention like a vaccine is urgently needed for effective response in endemic regions.
In one bloody week in June, 181 Rio residents were shot, including a baby in utero. It's now impossible not to notice that city's once-lauded favela "pacification" strategy has all but collapsed.
China is sinking billions into energy development in rural Pakistan, much of it earmarked for renewables. That may be good for the climate and the national economy, but what about the locals?
In the current commercial space race, the idea of reusing rockets is gaining momentum.
The term "meme" was coined in 1976. Today, these cultural artefacts have gone viral, and are redrawing the boundaries of acceptable political discourse.
After making worldwide headlines with the story of the Pacific "garbage island", researchers were sent a photo of the same beach, white sand free of litter, as recently as 1992.
Case analysis of Hermès and its four strengths: a real identity, the creativity and skills of its artisans, innovation, and the fact that it remains an independent family company.
Our brain and gut are constantly talking to each other, so it makes sense mental health and stomach issues have a close relationship.
Most women feel unsafe when using public transport. Instead of gender segregation, researchers suggest gender-sensitive design could be a better way to ensure safety for all.
The images are in from the Juno probe's closest flyby so far of Jupiter's Great Red Spot. Citizen scientists are now getting involved in processing those images.
A new study finds that even in best-case scenarios, the fishing communities most hurt by climate change are on small island nations such as Kiribati, the Solomon Islands and the Maldives.
Cyber financial crime is on the rise globally. Here's how you can stay safe.
How is a country that was once South America's richest now on the verge of bankruptcy? A Venezuelan economist breaks down his country's descent into chaos.
China manipulates its currency, but without real economic effects on the rest of the world.