The UK is increasingly isolated in its claim to the Chagos Islands. If an international court finds in Mauritius's favour, the implications could be huge.
The Constitutional Court judgment is to be applauded for doing away with the assumption that marijuana use by adults in private is always wrong.
Hosay, a religious ritual performed by Trinidadian Muslims, combines the somber Islamic observance of Ashura, brought by immigrant Indians, and the joy of Trinidad's famous carnival.
Armed and backed by some of the world's largest known oil and gas reserves, Gazprom would be more powerful than US mercenaries such as Blackwater, and also closely linked to the Kremlin.
Only 16 out of 48 African countries and islands have access to hospital services within the WHO's two-hour time threshold.
Since the arrival of Barack Obama on the political scene, non-Americans have taken a much greater and more sophisticated interest in US politics.
While the Kremlin rages at supposed crackdowns on Russian speakers abroad, it's rolling out a programme of linguistic homogenisation at home.
Young people raised their voices in the streets and online – but a government crackdown seeks to silence them.
Senegal has made great strides in astronomy and planetary sciences in recent years.
Once artificial intelligence takes over task-based and calculative jobs, the invisible care work that underpins our offices, marketplaces and institutions could finally become more visible and valued.
An unprecedented onslaught from the US hasn't destroyed the terrorist organization. What is the secret of its resilience?
Culturally, Indonesians have long recognised sexual and gender diversity as part of their daily lives.
Climate change poses a threat to our mental health. Building connected communities is one way to combat a rise in suicide rates as global temperatures increase.