How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
Afghan women: the fight for survival
A Canadian's fight for the right to die could provide an international precedent in the case for assisted suicide.
21 Jul 2012 19:22 GMT | Health, US & Canada, Australia, Belgium, Canada
We should think of the size of the human population not just in terms of numbers, but also in terms of its mass.
16 Mar 2012 09:51 GMT | Business & Economy, Health, US & Canada, Australia, Canada
There's a need to find a way to maximise the truly amazing potential of the internet, while properly rewarding creators.
18 Feb 2012 11:36 GMT | Science & Technology, Arts & Culture, US & Canada, Australia, Canada
A ban on battery cages for hens that was adopted in 1999 has finally been implemented throughout the European Union.
Peter Singer | 20 Jan 2012 11:18 GMT | US & Canada, China, United Kingdom, United States
'Cigarettes, not guns or bombs, are the deadliest artifacts in the history of civilisation.'
Peter Singer | 19 Nov 2011 08:09 GMT | US & Canada, United States
In an effort to increase happiness among its people, Bhutan studies, quantifies, and defines what it means to be happy.
Peter Singer | 22 Sep 2011 08:58 GMT | Latin America, Bhutan, Brazil, Denmark, India
Two movies released this month promise to shed a different light on the issue of our relationship with the great apes.
Peter Singer | 14 Aug 2011 09:51 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, Australia, Japan, New Zealand
Reducing the suffering of all creatures is truly a mark of a civilised society.
Peter Singer | 15 Jul 2011 11:06 GMT | US & Canada, China, Greece, Indonesia, Poland
A new book tries to explain how it may be possible to view moral judgements as objective truths.
Peter Singer | 18 Jun 2011 08:53 GMT
Following the loss of life caused by Japan's tsunami, a small nonprofit organisation is planning ahead in Indonesia.
Peter Singer | 17 May 2011 09:15 GMT | Environment, Humanitarian crises, Indonesia, Japan
Search engine's initiative to make a massive online library is a fantastic idea, but it has run into obstacles.
Peter Singer | 15 Apr 2011 10:47 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, Australia, Canada, Israel
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
From Democracy to the Market - we examine the devastating impact of the Greek financial crisis on ordinary citizens.
Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Can Afghan archaeologists take on the Chinese and the Taliban to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site?
Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
South Africa's miner strike led to the country's deadliest act of police violence since the end of apartheid.
South Africa, Politics, Protests