"Ambulances queue out here on this street" on days when the soot hangs over Krakow. Poland's most picturesque city is trying to fix its air pollution problem.
The purpose-built city of Naypyidaw—unveiled a decade ago this year–boasts 20-lane highways, golf courses, fast Wi-Fi and reliable electricity. The only thing it doesn’t seem to have is people.
These drawings show life a pace back from the violence of war: people washing, praying, working, suffering and laughing. It's a part of Afghanistan we are not always familiar with.
Two years ago, 34 striking miners in South Africa were shot dead by security forces. The cover-up was a national scandal. But do this summer’s wage protests herald a major force for change?
Sweden's prostitution law, which bans the buying but not the selling of sex, is increasingly seen as a model globally. But there are ways to improve it so it doesn't victimize sex workers.
Parents anxiously await news of their teenaged sons who were kidnapped from bus by Islamic militants in Syria.
The sanitization of Brazil's image before the 2014 World Cup could have serious implications for sex workers.
Drought-tolerant corn is off-limits to Tanzanian farmers as outside groups debate the best approach for easing hunger across Africa.
The Sri Lankan government still denies responsibility for the killing of up to 70,000 Tamil civilians at the end of the civil war in 2009. So why has it been chosen to host a Commonwealth summit?
Dr Mathew Varghese dreams of permanently overcoming the funding and education barriers faced by polio patients in India.
Photojournalist Sean Gallagher talks about climate change and environmental degradation on the Tibetan Plateau.
An initiative allowing the provenance of medicines to be verified using mobile technology is taking aim at the illegal drug trade. Too tall a task?