Tiru Alimayehu grew up on the outskirts of Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa and has witnessed its stellar transformation from a nondescript administration post to a well-known metropolis.
Senior citizens in Ethiopia weave their way out of poverty
Rented housing so squalid it is likely to leave tenants requiring medical attention is being endured by hundreds of thousands of young adults in England, an analysis of government figures has revealed.
Hundreds of thousands living in squalid rented homes in England
Gandhi called poverty the worst form of violence. Nelson Mandela said none of us can truly rest as long as poverty persists in our world.
Want to reduce poverty? Look to local business, not the state
Last year unleashed some catastrophic weather across the world. At the beginning of 2017, Australia experienced one of the hottest summers on record in Sydney and Brisbane, followed by a killer summer heatwave across southern Europe and wildfires triggered by heat in California.
Will the weather get worse this year?
In an interview set to air Sunday, US President Donald Trump voiced skepticism about climate change by conflating it with global warming.
Trump questions climate change
The world’s oceans rose to the highest temperatures ever recorded by far in 2017, scientists have warned.
World’s oceans rise to hottest ever recorded ‘by far’
Young people with the most serious mental health problems will be harmed by flawed UK government plans to boost services in schools for troubled children, ministers are being warned.
Troubled children at risk from mental health proposals
In their little bodies with bones nearly piercing through their skin, the eyes of these Papuan toddlers tell their story.
The hollow eyes of hunger in Indonesia's Papua
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that conflict and climate change are the major reasons behind Africa's highest rate of poverty and hunger.
UN: Conflict, climate change major challenges behind Africa's hunger, poverty

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