Australia tony abbott finger pointing
Scientists speak out against prime minister Tony Abbott’s slashed budgets and ‘anti-research agenda.’
Hydrogen car 04 11 2014
As the global market for electric and hybrid cars expands, Germany is also betting on another alternative power source.
After a UN panel's latest report, GlobalPost looks at five key statistics on the science of global warming.
Dutch highway 2
If you take a nighttime drive along highway N329 in Oss, the Netherlands, it's going to be awesome.
Mass 04 07 2014
A flourishing young industry is up against image problems and privacy concerns.
China baidu 2012 08 08
China's largest search engine has a complicated relationship with democracy.
Mexico kidnap 2014 04 11
With ransoms as low as $250, more lower-class Mexicans can 'afford' an abduction. Although, sometimes they're killed anyway.
Eastern ukraine april 13
Fears of a 'gas war' are growing.
Gas 04 11 2014
As Putin turns up the heat, Europe seeks alternatives to Moscow’s cheap energy.
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Minimum wage   france
The US isn't even close to paying women as well as these countries.
Angkor street view 1
Visit the '8th wonder of the world' without leaving the comfort of your own home.
Cuba texting 2014 04 09
Instead of clandestine backing for a messaging platform, the US could just stop blocking computer and smartphone sales to Cuba.
Worldcup security
Rio, like Sochi, is having to get inventive to ensure safety. Will it work?
Cambodia internet user april 9 2014
The bug has potential to affect users of some of the world's biggest websites because OpenSSL is used on about two-thirds of all web servers.
Bacon atkins diet 2012 06 26
A virus never seen in the United States before has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year.
Bangladesh land
'There is no way that one can even think of buying a property in Dhaka anymore if you are middle class or lower middle class.'
Clone of Residents of eastleigh a neighbourhood 1
Somalis in the Nairobi suburb of Eastleigh face not only terror threats, but also profiling by Kenyan police.
Space instagram
On the International Space Station, 15 nations work together on an orbiting laboratory where they do things like Instagram.
Yacht 04 04 2014
Born from a union protest, here's how democratic Poland lost the spirit of Solidarity.
Living dangerously screen grab
A new Showtime documentary highlights the global problem of rising CO2 levels. GlobalPost speaks with Executive Producer David Gelber.
Cambodia garment workers praying protest
In this year's first episode, more than 100 workers sewing for Puma and Adidas dropped to the floor.
Brazil soybean field 2014 04 04
Brazil's agro powers are excited to be edging closer to soy giant the United States. But environmentalists fear a soy push into the jungle.
Malaysia airlines mystery
Searchers on Saturday launched an intensive hunt in the Indian Ocean, trying to find the plane's black box before the battery runs out.
When #activism works.
Banamex branch mexico
These missteps have led to millions in losses and several federal investigations.
South korea married couple
Men here spend just 45 minutes a day on household chores. But they say it’s not their fault.
Internetusers 04012014
Ever wonder who the first countries online were? Who's still waiting to get connected?
Sci logo
Global leaders connect with citizen diplomats from the US and China.
Map warper 1
The NYPL has just released 20,000 high-resolution digitized maps for you to download and a web app that lets you overlay the past and the present.
Cuba economy 8 31 2011
The Communist island loosens up a little. Here’s why.
Cuba 2012 7 31
The abrupt closing of a popular Havana business tests Raul Castro reforms.
Germany inflation euro crisis
Allowing prices to rise could help ease the euro crisis, but Germans just aren’t buying it.
Euro sign 08 24 2012
Why young Germans are down on the euro.
Mercedes sign 08 28 2012
The legendary German Mittlestand is opening to investment, but some worry its successful culture may be threatened.
Myanmar lights
As sanctions subside, a broken nation revels in the limelight and seeks to cash in.
Egypt nile grip 2012 4 6
Political uncertainty in post-revolution Egypt is allowing other Nile states to wrest control of the world’s longest river.
Shareholder spring occupy london 2012 05 10
Shareholders of blue-chip companies are rebelling against low dividends and excessive executive pay. And they're getting results.
Karen army myanmar
In resource-rich Myanmar, militias guard the goods.
Myanmar 2012 6 22
An electricity famine may strangle Myanmar's economic revolution.
Sea turtles swim to china
“Sea turtles,” or haigui, is the Mandarin term for overseas-educated Chinese who come home from abroad.
China college graduates
China can't promise employment to its young and educated either.