World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN
The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected to become the world's most-populated country by 2027.
Cities occupy only two percent of the world's landmass, but their carbon footprint is huge: they account for more than 70 percent of global CO2 emissions. How can we improve the air in cities?
Shareholders raise concern over unclaimed dividends at world investors week
Shareholders raise concern over unclaimed dividends at world investors investors week.
Borno marks world humanitarian day with town hall meeting
Borno marks world humanitarian day with town hall meeting.
Paul Pogba turned 24 years old today
The world's most expensive footballer, Paul Pogba, turned 24 years old today.
Muslim Indonesia joins global craft beer revolution
Defying an escalating anti-alcohol movement and conservative bureaucrats in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia’s only craft brewer is tapping into demand for better quality booze among the country's small number of drinkers.
South Sudan violence prompts humanitarian crisis in Uganda
The international humanitarian organisation Lutheran World Federation says Uganda's refugee crisis is the largest refugee crisis in Africa and the third largest in the world.