Facebook has been under scrutiny before, for failing to curb hate speech on its platform in Ethiopia. The son of a man killed after calls for his murder appeared on the platform argues that Facebook treats Africa differently to Europe and the US.
The mining industry is struggling to find staff as skilled workers prioritize jobs in sustainability focused sectors such as clean energy.
Germany is urgently seeking workers from abroad — at least 400,000 each year. But is it an attractive destination for highly qualified foreigners? For some, it seems, having to learn the German language puts them off.
On the outskirts of Doha, migrant workers are finally getting to enjoy the World Cup that they made possible. Far from the city's shiny lights, the lives lost and their impact on the event are not forgotten.
Despite the risks and potential for exploitation, Middle Eastern countries continue to attract hundreds of thousands of Nepali migrant labor every year. Last year alone, over 620,000 Nepali workers moved to the region. That's because these jobs often offer higher pay than jobs in Nepal.
Indonesian gig workers suffer amid rising fuel prices
Trade unions have described the working conditions as modern slavery: Migrant workers from across the world built the football stadiums in Qatar - in dubious conditions. This is their story.
Qatar's hosting of the upcoming 2022 World Cup brought in thousands of migrant workers to build stadiums and other infrastructure. These foreigners left everything behind in search of a better life.
15 Sep 2022
A recession is looming in Germany, and the mood was tense at the Employers' Day in Berlin. Calls for more financial aid are growing louder throughout the country.
10 Jul 2022
Rescuers are seeking survivors after an avalanche set off by the collapse of a glacier on Sunday. They're using thermal drones to try to identify body heat among the snow. But time is of the essence.
3 May 2022
One of Germany's biggest trade unions has called strikes at seven branches of online retailer Amazon. Germany is Amazon's second-biggest market behind the United States, where the company is headquartered.
17 Apr 2022
Amid surging inflation, the two remaining French presidential candidates are promising to help voters make a better living. Incumbent Emmanuel Macron is promising to triple the amount of a special tax-free bonus that employers can give workers. Meanwhile, far-right hopeful Marine Le Pen wants to give tax incentives to companies to raise the basic salary. Both proposals would come at a cost; we take a closer look. Plus, Elon Musk is offering to buy up all of the remaining shares in Twitter at a premium, saying the social media giant needs to go private to see effective changes.