Vuvuzela fatwa: The United Arab Emirates has issued a religious edict against vuvuzelas, saying that they can damage fans' hearing.
The leaked 'climategate' e-mails showed lack of transparency, plus some politicking. But while scientists have been largely cleared of wrongdoing, the impact has shaken climate science.
A new report finds that the government of South Africa has made $1.7 billion in arms sales over the past decade to 58 blacklisted countries that do not meet South Africa's own criteria for arms customers, including those with poor human rights records or ongoing internal conflicts.
A Christian Science perspective.
The US State Department's annual report on modern-day slavery cites greater determination worldwide to stamp it out. But 13 nations are on the list of sluggards neglecting the issue.
Saffron can grow on dry land and command high prices. But it’s difficult to process and sell, making it unlikely to replace poppies, the basis of Afghanistan’s opium trade.
A cellphone may let a U.S. soldier 'speak' in Pashto or Dari. A browser can pick up on linguistic nuance.