In his new book, Jean Dreze argues for progressive economists who can learn from those on the ground.
Physiotherapists say everybody should build strength exercises into their everyday lives.
US senators criticise Twitter's stance on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
Survivors of the 1963 Bali volcano eruption find themselves waiting for it to erupt again.
A long-ago buried and forgotten silent film archive has become a new work of art.
A curator suggests the charcoal drawing may be a sketch Leonardo da Vinci made for his masterpiece.
In two days, about 2,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh by boat, fleeing violence in Myanmar.
A BBC investigation uncovers evidence that UN officials avoided pressing Myanmar on Rohingya rights.
The Rohingya crisis is "the world's fastest-developing refugee emergency", the UN chief says.
Congressman Steve Scalise calls his recovery after being shot in June a "miracle" in his first address back on the House floor.
Tom Price says he will reimburse taxpayers a day after the president hinted he could be sacked.
People are hunting for phone signals so they can finally reassure friends and family they are safe.
But the Saudi interior minister did not explain why more drivers on the road would reduce accidents.
The US territory is struggling with fuel, water and medical shortages a week after Hurricane Maria.
Blankets from Lesotho are at the centre of controversy in the fashion world, as BBC Africa's Mayeni Jones reports.
The military college investigates after "go home" was scrawled on African-American students' doors.
Police issue a nationwide alert after it is discovered that five jars of baby food are contaminated.
Was the Playboy revolution good for women?
Three months after he was shot, Steve Scalise hobbles back into the US Capitol to a standing ovation.
A team in Bangalore has entered the Google Lunar X Prize to land a rover on the Moon.
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