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The future of oil
Why is the oil industry still booming?
Can algorithms be trusted?
How are algorithms shaping the modern world and should we be worried?
Who runs Iraq?
Hundreds of protesters have been killed during weeks of unrest.
The world's languages are dying
Thousands of minority languages are on the brink of extinction
What next for the UK?
The Prime Minister's core campaign message was simple: "Get Brexit done." It worked.
Can young people change the world?
What can youth activists accomplish where adults have failed?
The world's housing crisis
How will cities provide affordable accommodation for residents?
Does philanthropy work?
Should the rich give more of their money to the state instead of charitable foundations?
Can China stop a killer virus spreading?
A new virus has emerged in China and is being identified in patients across the globe.
Brexit: The next chapter
What will Brexit mean for the UK and the EU?
Impeachment: What's changed since Nixon?
Why was the Nixon impeachment so consequential and the Trump impeachment a flop?
What's next for Iran?
Scores of reformist candidates have been barred from parliamentary elections
Who controls the River Nile?
Ethiopia and Egypt are yet to forge a deal as a mega dam on the Nile kicks into action
Was it a mistake to overthrow Gaddafi?
Nato helped overthrow Muammar Gaddafi's brutal rule. But is Libya any better off today?
What’s the Democrats' best plan to beat Trump?
Should the party aim to reach swing voters or find new ones by energising the base?
Beating coronavirus: What will you sacrifice?
Understanding how culture and psychology underpin our ability to tackle Covid-19
Coronavirus: The economic crisis
Just how bad will the downturn be and can anything be done to soften the blow?
Coronavirus: How will it change us?
Could the coronavirus outbreak provide humanity with new perspectives?
Coronavirus: How robust is our food chain?
We explore how vulnerable global food distribution networks are to Covid-19 disruption
Coronavirus: Is Africa ready?
How will weak health systems and fragile economies cope with an outbreak?
Coronavirus: Ending the lockdowns
How should policymakers balance protecting the health and wealth of citizens?
Coronavirus: Will China come out on top?
What will the pandemic mean for the rivalry between the world's two superpowers?
Coronavirus: Is mass surveillance here to stay?
Governments are deploying new technologies to fight coronavirus. But at what cost?
Coronavirus: Will flying ever be the same?
How will the virus transform the airline industry and our travel experiences?
Will the pandemic benefit mobsters?
History suggests criminals can thrive during times of global upheaval
Covid-19: Balancing risk and staying human
How will managing our fears shape what we understand to be normal, and to be human?
The privatisation of space travel
How is corporate capital changing our journey into the cosmos?
What should black Americans do next?
How do protesters turn anger over George Floyd’s death into meaningful change?
Racial justice: Who are the allies?
Who can bolster black activists seeking meaningful change - and what is their role now?
Is this the internet we always wanted?
The internet has brought people together during the pandemic, so how do we keep building?
How will Covid-19 change our cities?
Most of humanity now lives in dense, urban settings. Is it time to re-think city life?
Will young people end up paying the economic and social costs of the pandemic?
Lebanon on the brink
Is this the most critical moment since the country's civil war?
Is the WHO fit for purpose?
The WHO investigates the coronavirus origins in China. Is it too little, too late?
Should tax havens help pay for coronavirus?
Unlocking offshore funds would contribute trillions towards an economic recovery
Fighting fat to fight Covid-19
Experts warn being obese or overweight puts you at a greater risk of dying from the virus
What is Covid doing to the Amazon?
Is the pandemic amplifying the region's problems?
How democratic are American elections?
Can voters have faith in a system tested by the pandemic and polarised politics?
India's Covid-19 challenge
Is India losing the battle against the coronavirus?
The Navalny ‘poisoning'
With Alexei Navalny in critical condition, what's the future for Russia's opposition?
Why is QAnon going global?
Support for the outlandish conspiracy theory is increasing outside the United States
When will we get a Covid-19 vaccine?
The WHO warns of "vaccine nationalism" in the race for immunisation against the virus
Covid unemployment: A new crisis?
How does surging unemployment complicate the global response to the pandemic?
Covid-19: What's best for the elderly?
Is it possible to isolate people from the virus without causing other health problems?
Turkey flexes on the world stage
What does Ankara’s assertive foreign policy mean for the region?
India's Dalits: Fighting for justice
The alleged rape and death of a 19-year-old woman has sparked a debate about caste
How dangerous is North Korea?
On the 75th anniversary of the Workers' Party, where is the country heading?
What next for US foreign policy?
What are the key differences between a Biden foreign policy and that of President Trump?
US v China: A new Cold War?
As the US attempts to curb China's growing influence, is a new Cold War inevitable?
Is Trumpism here to stay?
How the Trump presidency has change the relationship between people and politics
Climate change: Can Biden make a difference?
President-elect Joe Biden says he'll return the United States to the Paris Agreement
Ethiopia crisis: High stakes for Africa
Could the battle for Tigray end up destabilising the entire Horn of Africa?
Covid vaccines: An opportunity for science?
Vaccines appear close to deployment. But how many people will be willing to get it?
Is Biden facing a new Middle East?
With Israel striking new deals with Arab neighbours, how has the politics changed?
Is Macron marginalising France's Muslims?
Critics say the French president's new law is against the spirit of laïcité, secularism
Big Tech under pressure
The US and EU move to curb the market influence of Silicon Valley
Britain after Brexit: What’s its role in the world?
How will the UK evolve now that it has left the European Union?
America's damaged democracy
What next for the United States and the Republican Party?
Afghanistan: Hard choices for Biden
The Trump administration promised to pull US troops out. Will Biden follow through?
China's advance into Latin America
How is China reshaping trade and politics in the US's backyard?
Cryptocurrencies: Fad or the future?
Governments consider regulation as the popularity of investing in cryptocurrencies grow
Is China erasing Uighur culture?
What is going on in Xinjiang, and what is behind Beijing's actions?
Who should pay for the news?
Google and Facebook react to plans to force them to negotiate payments to news outlets
Has Covid rolled back democratic rights?
Once democratic freedoms are snatched away, can they be clawed back?
Can Biden reset US Saudi Arabia relations?
The friction points that are redefining a decades old alliance