Nepal is built on one of the world's most earthquake-prone regions, but many structures are unable to withstand the frequent tremors.
Metal theft by criminal gangs in Germany is alarming the public and businesses. The disruptions they cause are increasingly felt in everyday life. These will worsen as copper prices rise.
According to a UN forecast, India will overtake China as the world's most populous country this Friday, with more than 1.4 billion inhabitants. Large Indian cities like Mumbai are already saturated. More than 20 million people live in the country's economic capital, in an area barely six times larger than central Paris.
6 Dec 2022
The World Bank says the level and quality of Nigeria’s infrastructure quality is low, ranked at 132 out of 137 countries, stressing that the country's physical infrastructure gap would likely reach 3 trillion dollars in the next 30 years.