Armenia's crisis deepened Wednesday as thousands took to the streets after the opposition accused the government of refusing to negotiate a transfer of power following the resignation of veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian.
Vanilla is one of the world’s most popular seasonings and an important ingredient in products ranging from perfume to ice-cream; but it is no longer the staple it was around the world. Madagascar, the world's main producer, is facing a crisis.
Millennials are often criticized for their over-reliance on social media. They often prefer online health advice to doctor’s visits; plan their vacation based on the destination’s ‘instagram-worthiness’ and cite social media as their main news source.
While much of the global discussion for decades has been focused on overpopulation and its consequences, less can be said of the risks of low fertility and an ageing population — risks that are currently threatening the future of Japan.
Hundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims are still pouring over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh every week, bringing harrowing accounts of torture and murder, six months after a military crackdown sparked the massive refugee crisis.
Opposition leaders in the Maldives urged the international community Monday to pressure President Abdulla Yameen into obeying a court order to free political prisoners and "restore democracy" to the troubled honeymoon islands.
More than half of the major operators of the UK government’s flagship academies program have sounded the alarm over school funding, heaping further pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to ease the squeeze on public spending.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has claimed that China risks facing a growing debt-dependency in its banking system, urging Beijing to increase its capital buffers to protect against a possible “financial crisis.”