In many Middle Eastern countries, women find themselves outnumbered.
Russia recycles just 4% of its municipal waste. This is how it compares to the world’s top recyclers.
Incidents involving household gas leaks in residential buildings happen rather frequently.
Every year, passports are ranked by their power -- in terms of how many countries a passport holder can visit visa-free. Since 2010, some passports have gained in prestige -- while others have plummeted.
Around 7,000 U.S. troops might be withdrawn from Afghanistan. Here are the countries that also contribute to NATO's Resolute Support Mission.
The armies of some NATO members are smaller than Fiji’s, but some keep larger reserve forces. Here are some of the tiniest armies in the world.
This is how much the largest weapons importers spent in 2016 and 2017 combined.
Afghanistan is by far the world's deadliest hot spot, with 44,655 fatalities so far this year.
Ukraine’s Antonov An-225 holds the crown for the world’s largest and heaviest aircraft currently in service.
Ten of the 20 busiest container ports in the world are in China.
Almost 160,000 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in the WHO's European region last year.
Russia and Ukraine account for 75 percent of newly diagnosed HIV infections in Europe, reports say.