Poverty & Development

‘Real tensions’: Malaysia’s oil-rich Borneo states flex muscles

Sabah and Sarawak are pushing for autonomy and equal status they say were part of agreement to create Malaysia in 1963.

‘Real tensions’: Malaysia’s oil-rich Borneo states flex muscles

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'Synchronised slowdown': New IMF chief sees global growth threats

Kristalina Georgieva says trade tensions have weakened manufacturing worldwide, could soon hurt consumers and services.

'Synchronised slowdown': New IMF chief sees global growth threats

Poverty & Development

In Ethiopia, a forgotten refugee in her own land

Displaced from home, Amina Yuya and her neighbours feel abandoned by the Abiy government that promised to support them.

In Ethiopia, a forgotten refugee in her own land

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China's economy 70 years on: By the numbers

China's rapid growth has boosted industrialisation and created billionaires, but inequality is now a growing concern.

China's economy 70 years on: By the numbers

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China's economy 70 years on: A tale of two women

How the fastest economic expansion by a major country in history affected the lives of two people and their families.

China's economy 70 years on: A tale of two women

China

In Shenzhen’s oldest village, shades of old China survive

China's development brought 'unimaginable change' to Shajing but efforts are now being made to preserve its culture.

In Shenzhen’s oldest village, shades of old China survive

Interactive

Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

Explore how your country voted on global issues since 1946, as the world gears up for the 74th UN General Assembly.

Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

AJ Impact

'Mission Possible': Can green growth solve the climate crisis?

Powerful players are lining up to propel talk into action, hoping to decarbonise the economy faster and further.

'Mission Possible': Can green growth solve the climate crisis?

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IMF: Zimbabwe has the highest inflation rate in the world

Zimbabwe's statistics office will not release inflation data, but the IMF puts the figure at 300 percent

IMF: Zimbabwe has the highest inflation rate in the world

My Ethiopia

Lensa Mekonnen: Ethiopia's Tourism Revival

A tourism official rethinks Ethiopia's most beautiful attractions while working to protect the country's rich history.

AJ Impact

'We're a mess': Egypt's economic woes fuel anger against el-Sisi

Protests calling for president's departure were initially driven by allegations of corruption amid a time of austerity.

'We're a mess': Egypt's economic woes fuel anger against el-Sisi

Poverty & Development

Hundreds of India villages under water as Narmada dam level rises

At least 178 villages in Madhya Pradesh submerged after Sardar Sarovar Dam reaches maximum capacity, activists say.

Hundreds of India villages under water as Narmada dam level rises

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World’s poor get less than 1 cent a day for climate change: Oxfam

World's poorest communities have done the least to cause climate change, but end up paying for it, says charity.

World’s poor get less than 1 cent a day for climate change: Oxfam

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Ballet dancer Isaac Hernandez: Changing Mexico through the arts

The first Mexican lead principal at the English National Ballet believes that dance can help build a better country.

Humanitarian crises

Climate Apocalypse: Is it too late?

American novelist Jonathan Franzen sparks a debate by saying we should "stop pretending" we can prevent climate change.

Climate Apocalypse: Is it too late?