A decade after the 2008 financial crisis, faith in markets' self-regulating abilities once again lies in tatters, writes former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis.
Last week's attack on the Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand highlights how Islamophobia has become a global issue.
China has the most women within its legislative body at 742, followed by the UK at 416, but they make up just 25% and 29% of each country's total respectively.
Capitalism lost its way around 1970 and needs to be overhauled, says the economist and former governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
Two contrasting narratives describe our society as being in the midst of either de-moralisation or re-moralisation.
Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynaecologist who helps rape victims, says the shame surrounding sexual violence must be broken.
It’s been around for thousands of years and provides the basis for all secure digital communications. But how much do you know or understand about encryption’s past or its future?
The standoff over funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico has already triggered the longest government shutdown in US history. Now it could cause another.
Sharks and rays in the US state of Hawaii could be protected under new legislation which would target individuals who purposefully kill them.
Just as before the 2008 financial crisis leveraged finance is booming. What powers to central banks have to tackle the problem?
People with traumatic brain injuries are more likely to be violent, more likely to go to prison at a younger age, yet little research exists on brain injury among female prisoners.
The 'Bus of Solidarity' brings lawyers, notaries and social workers to remote parts of Kyrgyzstan to resolve legal issues - free of charge.
Serious crime among people over the age of 65 is on the rise in South Korea, as seniors grapple with isolation, poverty and mental health issues.
While US firearm deaths are on the rise, most of the increase isn’t due to more people shooting each other, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control.
New research suggests that the more impulsive you are, the more likely you are to be a target, and victim, of cybercrime.