Asian cities risk stumbling 'zombie-like' towards digital dystopia
The increased use of data, facial recognition and closed-circuit television have sparked concerns over bias, security, privacy and surveillance in Asian cities
Can Dubai go green with flying taxis and 'rooms on wheels'?
From Singapore to Berlin, cities have been looking at new transport technologies to cut traffic and climate-warming emissions. Could flying taxis in Dubai be a solution?
Crowded Hong Kong goes underground to overcome land crunch
From Singapore to sub-Saharan Africa, cities are fast running out of space - Hong Kong's solution is to move more facilities underground
Future cool: Minnesota city ponders new boom as a climate migrant destination
A Minnesota town is among a group of cities that scientists predict will become top destinations for Americans abandoning parts of the country made inhospitable by climate change
Guns or yoga? City crime fighters in South Africa and Colombia
A growing number of cities are using CCTV systems and forensic tools to tackle crime, raising concerns that privacy is being lost while criminals target poorer areas with less surveillance
In Asia's booming cities, urban planners urged to include the poor
Urban planners in expanding Asian cities must involve the poorest in decision-making and include informal spaces to tackle inequality, development experts said
Urban humans: Cities go up, down and high-tech to combat rising threats
From space shortages to worsening climate change, cities are being forced to adapt at a pace never experienced before. How far can they push their limits?
Libyan conflict leaves rubbish mounds smouldering in Tripoli's streets
The build-up of rubbish reflects the steady decline of public services in a city cut off from its hinterland - and largest landfill site - by a six-month-old military offensive
FACTBOX -Urban gardens and electric fleets: 7 cities winning on climate change
From electric buses to pollution-sucking gardens, cities around the world are experimenting with ways to ensure global climate goals are met
Delhi hawkers to be free from threat of eviction after five-year delay
Delhi is set to become the first Indian city to fully implement a law that protects street vendors against the threat of eviction, authorities in the capital said