People in emerging and developing nations are quickly catching up to those in advanced nations in terms of access to technology.
Large-scale refugee flows and lack of progress in slowing global warming are the top risks that the world faces in the coming decade, according to a survey by the World Economic Forum of executives and experts.
The tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran are often characterized as sectarian, and public attitudes toward the two countries in five Middle Eastern nations surveyed bear this out.
That's compared with 27% of Gen Xers and 24% of Boomers who say the same.
In principle, most people around the world support freedom of expression. But there is a fine line between general support for freedom of speech and support for specific forms of expression.
Most people in the countries we surveyed – including 11 countries with significant Muslim populations – had negative views of the Islamic State extremist group as of spring.
What makes a good life? Usually this question is in the domain of priests, philosophers and metaphysicians, but the OECD sought to find the answers with data.
On some key issues, like the Keystone XL pipeline and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), supporters of Canada's Liberal Party are less supportive than their Conservative Party predecessors.
Nearly three-quarters of U.S. adults (73%) say they approve of the U.S. renewing ties with Cuba. A similar median of 77% across five Latin American countries surveyed also approve of this action.
As Russia plays host this week to a critical summit of leaders of the emerging market nations of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), Russian President Vladimir Putin is especially keen on bolstering ties with the leading economic power of the group – China.