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"We reached the point where a ski-slope with 'real' snow could be built in a Dubai shopping mall and air-conditioned football stadiums could be …
Branded as anti-Islam, Widodo has turned on his detractors by picking an Islamic scholar as his running mate.
The recent rezoning exercise in Tiong Bahru has thrown the spotlight on the rise of hipster enclaves in Singapore, but many say it’ll be simplistic …
Jakarta, home to 10 million people but also one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world.<p>https://bbc.in/2Mjfwr2
For all the women who just don’t take a ‘no’ for an answer. 💪 🏎️
Venezuelans are fleeing their country which is in the grip of a deep economic crisis. Around a thousand people a day arrive at this bus station in …
How one woman tackled the taboo of football and saved a generation of girls from child marriage. #BBCInnovators bbc.in/2Lhve6m<p>(Via BBC News Africa)
Opponents of bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in Argentina celebrate on the streets of Buenos Aires after Senate …
The prominent debate coach had a "physical sexual encounter" with a student. In a WhatsApp group with students, he also discussed sex acts.
Millions of people have been declared foreigners in the Indian state of Assam.
He's 70 years old and wants to be the very best, that no one ever was.
Rapes also rose 8% to 60,018, while murders of women increased 6.1% to 4,539.
Rehabilitation can take many forms...
<b>A neighbour had just walked past when an explosion tore through a small, white house in the Spanish coastal town of Alcanar last August.</b><p>Debris was flung hundreds of metres by the force of the blast and the bodies of two men landed in nearby gardens. A third man who had been on a roof terrace …Terrorism
Marie Curie tops a poll as the woman who made the most significant impact on world history. Who would you have voted for?
Powerful politicians and media might make you think that richer countries are doing more than enough to help people fleeing war and persecution. But …
The masked men reportedly said they were there to "recover goods taken from them" before fleeing with S$10 million worth of ketamine and heroin.
Emergency services in Portugal have issued a red alert until Sunday and urged people to avoid picnics and outdoor activities.
"There is so much bad news that it feels like we’re running out of emotions"
These are the factors in childhood that predict success later in life.<p>Watch the full TED Talk here: http://bit.ly/2MddtSe
Are mobile phones killing photography? 🤔 📷<br>This award-winning director says so. (via @BBC World Service)
"I’m a single father raising a teenager. We’re meeting here in a few minutes to go on a run. I’m trying to teach him discipline and focus. He’s had …
Psychologist Chris Frith explains the ‘bat and ball problem’, which shows how you’re more likely to make the right decision if you argue over advice.<p>(Photo: Annoyed business partners arguing during a meeting. Credit: Getty Images)
Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra has been active on social media, posting a video of herself at London's Covent Garden over the weekend.
The overwhelming majority of gun deaths in America don't involve bad guys with guns — they're caused by people deliberately harming themselves. The U.S. experiences more than 60 gun suicides daily. ⠀ ⠀ "I believe we have a major public health crisis that we're not doing nearly enough about," said Jennifer Stuber, policy director of Forefront Suicide Prevention at the University of Washington, which works to educate people in gun culture about the risks of firearm suicide. (Credit: @nicolexu_ | Nicole Xu for NPR)
President Donald J. Trump says he's spoken with the National Rifle Association about them because the technology "doesn't seem to make much sense!"
Preserving traditions or promoting hate - what's driving Hungary's new nationalism?<p>(via BBC World Service)