Shakeeb Asrar


World Population 2017: Migration, income groups and age

How international migration, income groups and fertility rate is affecting the distribution of global population


Syrian Civil War Map

A map of the Syrian civil war that shows who controls what after five years of fighting.


Yemen: 'World's worst cholera outbreak' mapped

A look at the worst-hit areas in the war-torn country.


India suspends ban on trade of cattle for slaughter

The federal law enacted in May had prohibited sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter at animal markets.


Global shortage of penicillin: Reasons and consequences

Penicillin, which is used to treat bacterial infections, has seen a global shortage in recent years.


How do lethal injections work

Lethal injection is the most common method of capital punishment in the US.

War & Conflict

A year after Mosul: ISIL still standing

Since the capture of Mosul in June 2014 ISIL's resources have increased with the expansion of its territory.

Human Rights

Child labour: Where do countries stand?

A number of countries around the world have not yet ratified international child labour conventions.