A 40-year friendship ends badly and publicly, leading to a forensic examination of what it means to have and be a friend.
Not talking about racism – what it is, what it looks like in Indonesia, and why it matters – has allowed it to become even more powerful.
A group of scientists want a new Geneva Convention to safeguard the environment during wars and conflicts. We already have such rules, but they're inadequate, inconsistent and unclear.
The US-China trade war shows no signs of slowing down. Here's what readers need to know.
Extreme, dehumanizing language like the words used by President Trump to describe Baltimore can escalate into destructive outcomes, writes a scholar of hostage negotiation.
An expert explains why war memorials with religious symbols can have different meanings in a diverse society.
In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
To solve our global problems we must learn to think beyond our tribes.
After a civil conflict, within five years the majority of modern peace agreements fail. What is causing these negotiated settlements to fall apart?
There is a long list of bands that fell apart over artistic differences. But conflict between band members – and even some creative sledging – can be crucial to making better music.
Responsible mineral sourcing programmes in the DRC have their flaws.
The UN doesn't have the magic formula to end tensions in Burundi. It's up to the country's leadership.
India and Pakistan enter into a volatile situation after weeks of increasing tension.
African states may have an alternative funding source they could harness during times of crisis: diaspora investment.
More than half of Nigeria's 51% registered voters are aged between 18-35 years.
A long tradition of casting blame abroad for economic woes.
A look at key data shows that the world is much better off today than ever before in history.
Human conflict can bring isolation to environments, which helps the local ecology thrive. After the war has ended, the return of nature is a poignant memorial and symbol of peace.
Last week’s Gazan rocket fire and Israeli airstrikes were logical consequences of both sides’ brinkmanship negotiating strategies.
Conflict in the classroom may not look or sound like an argument. It might look like disengagement if students don't feel seen and heard.