The Newsmakers

Japanese Moss: Utilised as environmentally friendly insulation

There's a proverb about how a rolling stone gathers no moss. But it's probably not that popular an expression in Japan, where moss is everywhere. And as Yasin Eken reports, in recent years, moss enthusiasts have multiplied in Japan, and it might even help us save the planet.

Keeping up with Kim Kardashian’s Blackface and Cultural Appropriations

Keeping up with Kim Kardashian’s Blackface and Cultural Appropriations

Mobile Mosque: Muslims hope mosque can bridge cultures

Mobile Mosque: Muslims hope mosque can bridge cultures

Battle for Recognition: Afghan minority group seeking citizenship

Battle for Recognition: Afghan minority group seeking citizenship

‘Little Idols’: Japan’s objectification of young girls

‘Little Idols’: Japan’s objectification of young girls

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Beyond Borders: From ridicule to reinvention

Beyond Borders: From ridicule to reinvention

Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

Biden faces backlash over classified document scandal

Biden faces backlash over classified document scandal

Is Germany falling back on the promise of reducing pollution?

Is Germany falling back on the promise of reducing pollution?

Why is Greece trying to criminalise aid workers?

Why is Greece trying to criminalise aid workers?

Will the UK government's response to the civil servants strike work?

Will the UK government's response to the civil servants strike work?

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