An October 2016 peace rally in Bogota, just before the final accords were signed with the FARC guerillas.
What can Colombia can learn from other nations' transitions, both successful and unsuccessful, from war to peace?
Consumers are faced with more economic uncertainty than the bottoming out of interest rates would otherwise suggest.
If the stars align, consumers will benefit from increased economic activity in the short term. And if they don't, then the economic recovery will have consumers saving more in uncertain times.
Just say no! Tyranny depends on mass subservience.
The origin of tyrannical power is irrelevant: whether by election, inheritance or force, if rulership is oppressive, it is tyrannical. And the way to beat it is deceptively simple: refuse to comply.
Pourquoi tant d'enfants détestent-ils les maths ?
En fonction de leur pratique des maths à l’école, les enfants peuvent se demander à quoi sert cette discipline.
People mainly think of GPs over-prescribing antibiotics, but ubiquitous use in farming and other areas also contributes to resistance in bacteria.
We need a concentrated and coordinated effort by government and scientists if we're to stave off the threat of antimicrobial resistant bacteria.
It’s important to get the research across to and understood by decision-makers.
Research comes with risk and uncertainty so getting the right message across to the people who matter can be a challenge for scientists. A new plan out today hopes to change that.
The Doomsday Clock has been advanced to two and a half minutes to midnight. But what does that mean?
EPA/Jim Lo Scalzo
It's two and a half minutes to midnight according to the Doomsday Clock. But what is the clock and why should we pay attention?
What it could have looked like when humans and megafauna lived together: a giant macropod
Procoptodon goliah in the foreground, while Thylacinus cynocephalus hunts for prey nearby. A herd of Zygomaturus can be see on the lake edge of the ancient Willandra system.
Illustration by Laurie Beirne
The extinction of the giant reptiles, marsupials and birds that once called Australia home has been the subject of much debate, including the role early Australians may have had on their fate.
Bill Gates embraces Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg during an announcement of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to ‘cure, prevent or manage all disease’ by the end of the century.
The priorities of science are being influenced less by government policy and academia, and more by the priorities of the philanthropic giver.
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A handful of our business economics writers share the favourite books they read this year.
Treasurer Scott Morrison is also a fan of charts.
Economist Ross Guest unpacks some of the key numbers in the government's mid year budget update, with seven charts.
How does Australia’s economic growth shape up against the G7 countries?
AAP Image/Joe Castro
Ahead of the Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook, minister for defence industries Christopher Pyne said a lot of jobs were created in 2016 and Australia has the highest growth rate in the G7. Is that true?
Carolling wasn’t just for Christmas back in the day. Easter, New Year, and even political events such as battles were occasions for carol singing.
Good Christian Men, Rejoice dates from the 14th century; O Come, All Ye Faithful may contain covert Jacobite symbolism and Silent Night is now UNESCO recognised.
Caltex petrol station franchisees are the latest to be accused of underpaying workers.
The franchise business model could be undermined by proposed laws which make franchisors and franchisees jointly responsible for wage underpayments.
nbn co might not be able to pay back government loans in the time it has alotted.
A Parliamentary Budget Office report shows just how much the NBN might cost the taxpayer.
President Trump could withdraw from environmental treaties, but trade protectionism could be an opportunity for reform.
While Trump’s more extreme campaign promises may not eventuate, substantive changes in how the US engages with the world on environmental, and many other, issues are likely.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen discusses the change in rates.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
The Fed faces a tough choice on how fast to raise rates in 2017, and Donald Trump may find that it may spoil some of his plans.
Australian business confidence is falling, amid concerning signs from other economic indicators.
Australia's economic indicators are showing worrying signs, with business confidence falling in the face of continued low interest rates.
Voters rejected Matteo Renzi’s referendum on constitutional reform, plunging Italy into political uncertainty.
The "no" result from Italy's referendum is likely to brew political and economic uncertainty for some time yet.
Young people’s negative attitudes towards maths are increasing.
The questions young people tend to ask about maths often relate to their personal experience of how they found maths in school.