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Anti-government activists in Ethiopia call on foreign governments to question their country's human rights record.
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A new West Bank eco-town is tempting some Palestinians with promises of a dream city, but it is not without its critics.
Cities worldwide have dangerously unsustainable water supplies, says a new study. But making a deal with farmers could solve the crisis for many.
Mexico City is one of the world's largest cities, and the metropolitan area of Greater Mexico City (population about 22 million) extends well beyond the borders
As people around the world celebrate Earth Day, Mexico City may serve as an unlikely environmental example for cities in developing countries suffering poor air quality.
GOOD is a global community of people and organizations working towards individual and collective progress.
A French architecture firm has unveiled their new ambitious 'farmscraper' project - six towering structures which promise to change the way that we think about green living.
Weather, worker strikes, and structural problems have set back the renovation of the historic Maracanã Stadium as FIFA's deadline looms.
There is nothing subtle about Gut Renovation, Su Friedrich’s latest documentary. She's pissed and she wants you to know it.
Peatónito is the alter ego of Jorge Cáñez, a 26-year-old political scientist in Mexico City.
A new report finds that two-thirds of newly developed units are too expensive for local residents.
Pollution has hit record levels recently, prompting citizens to ask if they're paying for economic growth with their health
Ideas for enhancing safety, affordability, and quality of life.
The two don't necessarily go together, according to a new report.
An interesting article comparing the levels of density and its liveability
A photographer captures the routine madness of Mexico's largest subway system.
Former Barcelona mayor Joan Clos warns that a lack of urban planning could turn our expanding cities into powder kegs.
Jakarta plans to move more than 20,000 riverside slum dwellers into apartments by 2014.
Urban, Slums, Urban Environments,
World Bank economist says governments shouldn't fear rise of cities, but warns 'slum growth could overwhelm city growth'
Special correspondent Steve Sapienza reports on an innovative approach for getting water to slum dwellers in Bangladesh.
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Hillside shanty town has become a tourist attraction, gaining nearly 100,000 visitors last year.
The cities that thrive in the 21st century will be those that put airports at their centre, says US academic John Kasarda.
Kibera: Nairobi's Biggest Slum Challenges the Development Narrative
Suburbs are attracting the cool kids, or at least trying to, according to recent news stories. What does this mean for cities?
Of all the changes announced by the 2011 census, one of the most startling is the rapid change in the ethnic composition of London's population.
"We're creating a huge urban underclass of people who can’t function in the society."