An outbreak of diphtheria in Indonesia is not caused by a singular factor. The country needs better vaccination coverage and distribution as well as better antibiotics.
Does corruption means the same for everyone? Some social researchers argue that corruption is a social construct shaped by Western anti-corruption elites.
Hundreds of companies operate in illegal settlements in the Palestinian territories – and the UN is listing some of them.
A narrow interest in whether Beijing actively pushed for Mugabe’s fall is based on the assumption that the China-Africa relationship is an isolated phenomenon.
African countries, like Nigeria and Ethiopia, increased their food production using a system-wide approach, and not the traditional reliance on isolated projects.
The city is key to both Israeli and Palestinian identity.
More than half of the global population do not have safe sanitation. What is the best way to go about changing this?
Cameroon's Anglophone crisis that's pitted its English speaking citizens against the central government could result in the country being denied preferential trade agreements with the US.
The dispute between Uganda and Kenya over an islet half the size of a football pitch has been fuelled by the perceived imbalance in fish harvests and the prospects of oil reserves beneath.
An analysis of more than 800 top-grossing films suggests diverse movies struggle in front of international audiences.
The ban on Russia competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics is unique: it is directly linked to the country’s lack of sporting integrity.
Chinese investment is driving an unprecedented investment boom in global infrastructure. But despite its claims to be pursuing green development, China's building bonanza is harming the planet.
A new study suggests skilled storytellers may have greater reproductive success than others.
Blue Planet II reveals what fantastic predators they are.
Fan parks will be a key tool at Russia's World Cup next year.
Governments must understand that the factors making cities convenient and productive also make their residents prone to obesity. They must confront this challenge with intelligent, focused policies.
The transformation of the EU-Africa summit series into the EU-AU summit is more than just a change of name. It reflects the increasing recognition of the AU as an international actor.
The self-declared territory of Somaliland has held peaceful elections since it broke away from Somalia in 1991. But last month's polls triggered protests that should be cause for reflection.
It looks as if a state visit from the US president is on the cards. But the Queen is a veteran at hosting unwanted guests.
The Antarctic Treaty was signed 58 years ago today, protecting the continent for peace and science.