Canada is playing a surprising — though small and passive — role in fixing Turkey's garbage problem. An Istanbul shop is taking giant sacks shipped to Turkey from lentil producers in places like Moose Jaw and turning them into bags and purses. The designer and the shop's owner started the project
Donald Trump's biggest move as president is near, as a potential meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong-un is on the horizon. CBC News spoke to political crisis expert Ian Bremmer, who says the meeting could be a massive diplomatic breakthrough — or the domino that tips the world into war
A provincial government plan in Newfoundland and Labrador is encouraging residents to abandon tiny communities for cost savings. The plan is not without its critics who say they prefer life in rural communities over the potential benefits of city living
Scientists believe they have found a way to recreate the sense of feeling for amputees. Prosthetics have given people who have lost limbs the ability to leave a nearly normal life — but part of doing so is being able to feel the things your hands or feet touch. To compensate for the lack of feeling,
Russian president Vladimir Putin is coasting to a near-certain election victory, after banning his toughest opponent from running — Putin hasn't even bothered debating the candidates the Kremlin did approve. CBC News was invited along for one of Putin's official events and our team found that
London's mayor Boris Johnson is directly blaming Russian president Vladimir Putin for the poisoning of a former spy. Johnson says they have nothing against Russians and that “our quarrel is with Putin's Kremlin, and with his decision — and we think it overwhelmingly likely that it was his decision
Canada is deploying equipment and troops to Mali as part of a peacekeeping operation in the African country. The United Nations considers its operation there as one of its most difficult and one of its most deadly — 162 peacekeepers have been killed in Mali since the mission began in 2013
Swiss pianist Gabriel Arnold has given a concert on the frozen surface of the Gulf of Bothnia, in the northern reaches of the Baltic Sea.The recital, attended by tourists on an icebreaker, is part of Arnold's tour of Finland.He has performed in other "special places", like the Swiss Alps
Tens of thousands of people in Rio de Janeiro and other cities across Brazil have taken to the streets to mourn a murdered politician who had campaigned against police brutality.Marielle Franco, a 38-year-old Rio city councillor, was viewed by many as a champion of women's rights.Ms Franco and her
A family of entrepreneurs in Mauritius have built on their passion for the sea and turned their hands to making models of boats and yachts.The BBC's Africa Business Report went along to the Historic Marine workshop to find out more.
In Mauritius almost 90% of cultivated land is dedicated to sugarcane farming. However, some farmers have also started investing in the more exclusive, luxury crop of vanilla. The BBC's Lerato Mbele went to see how vanilla is farmed and spoke to specialist Charlotte Daguenet about the challenges of
The Pink House is the only abortion clinic in Mississippi, the state with the toughest abortion restrictions in America. In March, new laws were passed stopping abortions to be carried out after 15 weeks of pregnancy. There has been increasing pressure on abortion clinics in the US with around 400 restrictions
Terry Asiamah swapped fighting on the front line for designing high-end suits in a swanky part of London. The Ghanaian was an infantry soldier in the British Army serving in Afghanistan but left to pursue his passion for fashion. He said: "When I was in the army my working tools were a stun grenade
Recently, there's been a spate of high street restaurants, like Prezzo and Jamie's Italian announcing branch closures. Why are they going through such hard times?