Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn? Who would Vladimir Putin want to see in Downing Street and why?
A number of things may have gone wrong when researchers edited Chinese twins Lulu and Nana's genome. Either way, the failed experiment is a cautionary tale for us all.
There's little hope as we head into 2020 that Israel will negotiate in good faith with Palestinian leaders. Yet Israel will never be safe from attack until it does so.
In the United States, presidential candidates are discussing reparations for the descendants of enslaved men and women.
French rail transport is grinding to a halt. Teachers, truck drivers, lawyers and judges are also threatening to strike indefinitely.
Newly discovered extinct ape Danuvius has some human-like features, but that doesn't mean it could walk like us.
Is your makeup making you sick?
Mattel created a new line of dolls because of research suggesting kids don't want toys 'dictated by gender norms' – but supplanting those norms will take a lot more than that.
Evo Morales is at least the ninth Bolivian president to by forced out of office by a mass uprising. But even in exile he remains by far the most popular politician in the country.
A look at the challenges of producing and consuming election polls.
Dance therapy is effective in treating depression, improving memory and neuroplasticity in older adults and improving executive function in those with Parkinson's disease.
The humanities can supply wisdom to guide our galloping technological progress.
NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
Chilean art activists are using social media to expose abuses and, in doing so, they're engaging in the legacy of Latin American mail art
Real-life adherents to the Mandela Effect veer into conspiratorial thinking. But they do hit on an important truth: Our understanding of history is malleable.
Modified commercial drones are getting more powerful and can easily be turned into weapons. A researcher argues for ways to prevent their development.
The US president, Donald Trump, has arrived in the UK for a summit of NATO leaders – but it's awkward timing for the British prime minister, Boris Johnson.
For the first time since independence, Namibia's ruling party has suffered electoral setbacks in the midst of economic and political crisis.
Ethiopian researchers put together maps which show where there are soil fertility issues and whether nutrients are missing.
Carbon emissions will hit a record high for the second year in a row, but there is a small silver lining: the rate of emissions growth has slowed dramatically.