Coffee farmers along Ethiopia's Kolla River have been up against a tricky environmental problem in recent years.
Skateboarders in Ethiopia's capital have a tough time getting ahold of decent skateboards, but a German design student's degree thesis and some local enthusiasm could change that.
Desertification is eating away at Niger's usable land. Gibril ag Mohamed blames the droughts on climate change, but he also blames the government for standing idle.
Kamil Kamel is angry enough with the government of Niger to take up arms and fight.
3D printing promises to be the next revolutionary technology, and it's not just about toys for hipsters.
Old fishing nets can be a serious problem for coastal communities but a new project is helping local communities turn discarded nets into carpet.
There are some in Nepal who fear China is stirring up tensions between their countrymen and the Tibetan refugee population.
With the IMF estimating the 'credit crunch' will cost the global economy one trillion dollars, it would appear a difficult time for a charity to begin fundraising.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE are sending their ambassadors back to Qatar after a nearly year-long absence, a boost for a Gulf state that needs some positive media coverage.
A Twitter user posted what appears to be a screenshot from Fox's coverage of the moment the Iran deal went through.
Israel's citizens may be divided politically but in Ramle, outside Tel Aviv, they put their differences aside on a daily basis in the interest of co-existence.
The Palestinian leadership needs to know "when to step aside" and make way for younger leaders, according to Hanan Ashrawi, the noted Palestinian legislator and rights advocate.
Bethlehem bustles with tourists around Christmas time but sees little business for the main part of the year, making life tough for residents.
Amputees can now do more than ever before and the technology enabling them to do it is increasingly on display.
British spies maintained a secret exhibition hall to show off the tools of their trade during the Second World War - and it was hidden inside London's Natural History Museum.