13 mind-blowing facts that show just how over-the-top the world's most luxurious hotel, a $1 billion hotel on a man-made island in Dubai, really is

2019-05-11 08:11

Consistently ranked as the most luxurious hotel in the world, the R14.2 billion ($1 billion) Burj Al Arab spares no expense when it comes to amenities.

India's second-largest airline is shutting down after running out of money

2019-04-17 16:46

Jet Airways confirmed it could not pay for fuel or other critical services. The last flight will operate Wednesday.

India mocked Pakistan over a surprise airstrike, but now it looks like an embarrassing failure

2019-03-08 10:09

India burst into celebration and taunted Pakistan after the strike, but there's no evidence their fighter jets accomplished anything at all.

If India and Pakistan have a 'limited' nuclear war, scientists say it could wreck Earth's climate and trigger global famine

2019-03-01 05:43

Tensions are simmering between India and Pakistan. If the countries use their nuclear arsenals, the effects would be global, climate researchers say.

Half of the world's poor people live in these 5 countries

2019-01-30 08:18

These countries are the most populous countries of South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, the two regions that together account for 85% (629 million) of the world’s poor.

The world's CEOs are getting increasingly nervous about the state of the global economy, a major new survey shows

2019-01-22 11:50

Global CEOs praised 2018 as a year of strong global growth – but by the end of the year they'd changed their minds completely. Now they're eying China and India rather than the US for new investment.

These are the nine countries which own the world's most devastating weapons

2018-11-26 14:50

All of these countries would need to make profound changes to reach the UN goal of a nuclear weapons-free world.

The tallest statue in the world has been unveiled in India, and it's higher than the Ponte tower in Joburg

2018-11-01 06:29

Politician Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel helped unify India, now the 182 meter bronze and steel statue of him is the world's largest by 54 meters.

Drone photos of Mumbai reveal the places where extreme poverty meets extreme wealth

2018-10-02 16:44

There is a stark contrast between crammed single-story dwellings and high-rises.


The R2 trillion owner of Lay's chips is suing small Indian farmers for growing a certain type of potato

2019-04-29 05:45

PepsiCo said they've had the rights to FL-2027 potato in India since 2016.

'A terrible, terrible thing:' NASA says India has created so much space junk it now threatens astronauts

2019-04-02 17:23

NASA said that India has threatened the International Space Station and the astronauts on board by shooting down a satellite with a missile.

Trump moves his trade war to a new frontier, as he kicks India and Turkey out of a R269 billion agreement

2019-03-06 12:36

Around R79 billion worth of Indian goods currently enjoys duty-free entry into the US under an agreement known as a Generalized System of Preferences.

The US is having a tough time convincing the world's biggest democracy to ditch Huawei

2019-02-22 18:26

An Indian official told the Journal that Huawei 'can't be ignored' because it is at the forefront of 5G technology.

These countries could be the surprise winners of the US-China trade war

2019-01-15 14:40

After 20 years of "Made in China," the country's reputation as the world's factory may be slowing. And investors are taking notice.

Everything we know about Isha Ambani, the Indian heiress who got Beyoncé to perform at her wedding

2018-12-15 12:02

Isha Ambani's wedding has been making headlines for its extravagance and its many celebrity guests. Here's what to know about the Indian heiress.

WATCH: Fashion revolution takes India by storm

2018-11-23 16:59

The market is expected to be worth $3.4 billion (over R47 billion) by 2020.

These are the two deadliest places to take selfies, a new study shows — so think twice before you whip out that phone

2018-10-04 10:49

Researchers found that the top cause of selfie-related deaths were centred around water.

Health officials in India warn that a Facebook tool risks fuelling a black market for blood

2018-09-17 18:28

India has a serious black market blood problem — and local experts fear Facebook's well-meaning blood donation tool could make the problem worse.

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