As Japan's Heisei era ends with Emperor Akihito's abdication: what went into naming the new Reiwa era and why it's important
This month, Japan’s current Heisei era will come to an end when Emperor Akihito steps down and hands over the role to his eldest son, Naruhito.
Kenyan teacher wins Global Teacher Prize, promises to use his US$1 million prize to improve education and feed the poor
Peter Tabichi, selected from 10,000 applicants, received his prize in Dubai, in a ceremony hosted by actor Hugh Jackman.
Whales keep eating plastic and dying, and the problem's only getting worse.
Oil spilling out of a ship is threatening a Unesco World Heritage site in Solomon Islands as Australia sends help to clean up the mess
The massacre by at least one gunman during Friday prayers in the city of Christchurch is the country’s worst ever mass shooting.
Yale, Stanford, UCLA, USC, and other top US schools sued by students as college bribery scandal continues
The plaintiffs brought a class-action complaint saying they were denied a fair shot at admission.
When asked: “What’s the one most important message they want the world to hear”, this is how Climate Kids from around the world replied …
13-year-old American climate change student activist Alexandria Villasenor ‘won’t stop striking until more laws are passed’
US President Donald Trump might not believe that climate change is real, but the students in his country do – and they don’t plan to keep quiet about it
YP EXCLUSIVE: Greta Thunberg, who has inspired global school strikes, tells us about #ClimateStrike, and why adults need to act
“I don’t want you to be hopeful, I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel every day."
From London to HK: Classrooms will empty around the world for the #ClimateStrike march inspired by Greta Thunberg
On March 15, classrooms are set to empty in cities across the globe, from Boston to Bogota, Montreal to Melbourne, Dhaka to Durban, Lagos to London.