The Great Mosque of Mosul - with its iconic leaning minaret - appeared on one of Iraq's banknotes. Its destruction by the Islamic State is an act of great symbolic importance.
Kenya must address the problem of tribalism and ethnic violence. To do this leaders must critically examine the concept of political ideology.
Yes, sign language has grammar – and it goes way beyond what you do with your hands.
A crackdown on the beef and leather trades has put hundreds of thousands of Indian Muslims and Dalits out of work, vexing already-tense religious relations and hurting India's economy.
Côte d'Ivoire's government needs to provide different incentives and opportunities to former combatants.
Not every country prepares for global health threats in the same way.
What's on your cash? Studies show our money carries everything from pet DNA and old food to E.coli and traces of cocaine.
India's advertisements not only challenge but also reverse the dominant roles that Indian men assume with the women in their lives.
Sometimes people like poetic justice because the law is not in a position to mete out what is deserved.
South Africa's democracy is in trouble. But the challenge is less about who should control state institutions, and more about how they can be refashioned to deliver to the poor.
Accused of cooperating with smugglers, NGOs defend migrants’ right to life and point to the inadequate policies of European states.
Qatar withdrawing its troops has reignited tensions between Eritrea and Djibouti which the UN and African Union are trying to mediate. This comes as Eritrea is also embroiled in the Yemen civil war.
The African court has demonstrated its autonomy in a continent where judicial independence remains shaky in many states.
Lay workers are being trained to help Zimbabwe manage mental issues in communities. So far it's proving successful.
New Zealand just conferred personhood upon the Whanganui River, giving it standing to legally defend its rights. Can this novel strategy save the environment?
Hit by weak monsoons, India faces unprecedented water shortages.
Luz, a once-elegant 19th-century neighbourhood in downtown São Paulo, is prime for redevelopment. The only problem: people live there, including at a homeless encampment known as “Crackland”.
A certain combination of demographics and corruption can lead to political upheaval.
The development trajectory of South African born brewer SABMiller peaked with the 2016 $104 billion merger with Anheuser-Busch InBev. Behind it lies an extraordinary journey.
Governments on the African continent must increase their investment in research and development so that science can yield self-sufficiency.