By now you have probably heard about that huge metro accident in Shanghai, China. The metro system has expanded more than seven fold in eight years.
The question of Palestinian membership to the UN exposes some very traditional and typical geographic fault lines at the UN.
At the Social Good Summit yesterday, USAID Administrator Raj Shah launched a new social media/open government campaign to encourage public engagement with the horn of Africa crisis. USAID is calling this USAID/FWD--with F W D standing for Famine, War, and Drought.
More from the worst humanitarian crisis that no one is talking about.
Arguably one of the most violent places on earth over the past week was the Blue Nile region along the border between Sudan and the new Republic of South Sudan.
Arguably the biggest global story that is getting the least attention here in the west are the monsoon induced floods in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh.
New map reveals the human impact on global food insecurity.