By the time we our ponderous legal systems have regulated new technology, it has already moved on. Could a new values-based approach to regulation be the answer?
New data from the Global Arms survey shows that there are 393 million guns for 326 million people.
From dollars to yen, this is how many currencies fight counterfeiture.
"We've finally reached the point where society as a whole is ready to discuss the extent to which existing criminal and civil law can and should be enforced in the digital sphere."
While several countries still battle stigmatization and persecution, here are some of the ways LGBTI rights have inched forward this year.
Many international companies have pledged to avoid products that are a result of illegal logging. This is an important step in the right direction, but more - much more - is needed.
It will join a small number of countries, including Britain and Canada, where the lack of consent in sex, even without violence, is enough to constitute a crime.
New research shows that while society spends more time and money on younger generations than old people, the state does the opposite.
World Press Freedom is an opportunity to consider the state of media across the globe, but also to look to the future.
Most are in broad agreement on important ideals relating to democracy in the US, but when it comes to action they think the nation is falling short.
Human activities have devastated avian populations around the world, according to a new report. But it may not be too late to put things right.
The influence of religion on politics in the two countries plays a key role.
The IMF's Managing Director discusses the impact of corruption and poor governance - and the steps the Fund is taking to tackle both.
The UK government has launched a report calling for the creation of an artificial intelligence code of ethics.
Microsoft, Facebook and over 30 other companies have made the pledge.