On Fridays, around the world, sartorial standards slip. From bank clerks to CEOs, grown men appear at workplaces dressed for the beach or a relaxed night out with the boys. They call it 'Casual Friday.' They think it's okay. Well, according to Gerhard Elfers, IT IS NOT!
France trains Cuban dogs in the art of sniffing cash
French dog training experts teach Cuban Springer-Spaniels how to detect money hidden in vehicles in downtown Havana as the Caribbean country reinforces its fight against money laundering, often associated with drug trafficking.
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?
World toilet day
4.5 billion people globally live without safe toilets while 892 million people still practice open defecation. The United Nations aims to ensure that everyone has a safe toilet and that no-one practices open defecation by 2030.
Borno marks world humanitarian day with town hall meeting
Borno marks world humanitarian day with town hall meeting.
First Lady honors 12 with Women of Courage Award
First Lady Melania Trump recognises 12 women from around the world for the International Women of Courage Award.
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 African artist, 81, keeps Ndebele traditions alive
Esther Mahlangu was one of the first to start painting traditional Ndebele designs in bright acrylics on canvas. Now 81, the South African artist has no intention of slowing down, helping to preserve and promote her culture around the world.