BBC World Service - Most Commented

Pages

A broken social contract, horse meat eating: Welcome to Spain's 'financial genocide'

Oct 30, 2013
Spain's economy has (just barely) emerged from recession. But people are still suffering.
Posted In: spain, Europe debt crisis

Strange new land: A Syrian refugee family arrives in Austria

Oct 29, 2013
The BBC's Matthew Price talks with a family of Syrian refugees who fled Syria in hopes of safety and a better life.
Posted In: syria, refugees, Austria, Civil War

Britain goes after Middle East cash with new Sharia bonds

Oct 29, 2013
The new bonds, backed by the British government, are compliant with Islamic law.
Posted In: Islam, United Kingdom (U.K.)

"If Spain had the capability of the NSA, they'd do it too."

Oct 28, 2013
The BBC's Tom Burridge takes the temperature of Spaniards in Madrid over allegations of NSA call-monitoring.
Posted In: bbc, spain, nsa, Eurozone, Germany

India wants foreign banks to do business in rural areas

Oct 28, 2013
India wants more foreign banks to lend in rural areas. But will the new rules appeal to the banks?
Posted In: India, banking

The world's next tech hub: Rwanda?

Oct 28, 2013
Rwanda is laying the groundwork to one day become a competitor to Silicon Valley.
Posted In: Africa, Education

Good news: Japan inflation at 5 year high

Oct 25, 2013
Prices are up in Japan -- and that's a good thing.
Posted In: Japan, inflation

Facebook (sort of) lifts ban on graphic videos

Oct 23, 2013
Nudity is still not okay, though.
Posted In: Facebook, censorship

Debt ceiling debate goes down under

Oct 23, 2013
Australia's debt ceiling debate didn't look too much like America's.
Posted In: Australia, debt ceiling

Six months after factory collapse in Bangladesh

Oct 22, 2013
Many people in Bangladesh want to see a change to building code and safety regulations
Posted In: Bangladesh, clothing sourcing, globalization

Pages