Place names are almost never changed for the better. David Head was taken by the Despotate of Epirus, a medieval state in Albania and western Greece. But, partly because it's why I know them, I restricted this list to countries that have issued postage stamps.
More than 650 million people around the world still lack access to safe drinking water - a situation we can all help alleviate, as the photographer discovered
The Queen of Pop will donate the proceeds to her Ray of Light Foundation to promote girls' education in the Middle East and South Asia
The President says she is a bully. Madonna says the President is a liar. So how did a mercy mission go so horribly wrong?
Tony Bellew ruefully admitted he only had himself to blame for missing out on a shot at the WBC light-heavyweight title.
Tony Bellew upped the stakes in his pre-fight chat when he said: "I'm willing to die in that ring."
It's not just about chocolate... Will Coldwell rounds up family-friendly events and treasure hunts around the country
Mozambique-born model Tasha da Vasconcelos criticises adoptions by foreign celebrities
A groundbreaking summit hosted by the Department of International Development and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will take place tomorrow in an effort to halve the number of women in developing countries without access to contraception.
Dr Harry Potter, who died suddenly from an aortic rupture aged only 69, was a highly experienced development professional who worked for many years in Africa, Asia and South America.
There were signs that Mutharika’s Green Revolution would be ruinous – even before his re-election
Robin Pope Safaris pioneered responsible tourism in Zambia via a unique partnership with the community. Sue Watt is impressed with the results
Madonna plans to open an orphanage in Malawi.
Today on the World Day Against Child Labour the international children’s charity EveryChild highlights the plight of child labourers in India and Malawi.
Former Football Association chairman Lord Triesman will today give the inside story of England's failed 2018 World Cup bid when he comes before a committee of MPs.
Madonna is being sued after she decided to "discontinue" plans to build a school for girls in Malawi.