Fewer than ten H1N1 cases are confirmed in Africa, but health experts worry the disease may spread in the continent's crowded slums.
Save Our Sounds, a new BBC project, features an online map of sound clips uploaded by people all over the world.
The opposition leader also said the crackdown following the disputed June 12th election amounts to a coup.
A million cookie-cutter houses built in the 1940s in Canada may have a future as energy-independent homes; the energy savings could be substantial.
The Scottish city of Glasgow will finally be able to see Monty Python's "Life of Brian" on the screen now that a 30-year ban has been lifted.
This year's winner of Australia's top literary prize is titled "Breath" by Tim Winton, and it's a rarity, world class novel about surfing.
The Mexican business community is challenging U.S. protectionism, saying it goes against the principle of free trade between the US and Mexico.
Join an online discussion with Richard Wrangham, who argues that apes became human because they learned to cook.
The Iranian government is targeting the BBC's Persian language TV channel in its censorship of all foreign media coverage.
As their government shuts down media coverage, Iranians are using the web to access and distribute information.