The rapid growth of Vietnam’s super-rich means multi-billion dollar developments are rising across this ancient city, separating the wealthy with walls from the rest of society.
One of the most cutting-edge projects to tackle climate change is being pioneered in one of the most remote, undeveloped countries on earth. Can it possibly work?
Still half-built a decade after construction started, is Lavasa—India’s controversial $30 billion mega-project—the brave new world for smart cities, or an expensive flop?
NGO EarthRights files complaint against IFC on behalf of local communities affected by project which received a $450m loan from the World Bank's private sector arm; the IFC claims immunity.
The charismatic Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş holds the key to whether Turks and Kurds can live in peace.
From solar powered irrigation to handheld crop sensors, climate-smart villages are springing up across Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab and other states.
Whale hunting in Point Hope, Alaska: "It’s about more than just meat."
Supermarket chain owned by one of Germany’s wealthiest families lent money over past decade by World Bank and others as it expands into eastern Europe.
The heavily polluted Ganges in India needs a clean-up operation, but activists must honor the river’s spiritual significance to succeed where others have failed.
After suffering 13,500 killings in five years, a group of local residents in Karachi uses art and culture to reclaim restricted public spaces for the community.
Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2012. For the first time, he tells the story of his abduction, detention and eventual release.
A twist of history and circumstance has left gritty Warsaw with far cleaner air than elegant Krakow.