From being thrown off a cliff to being sewn into a sack with animals, ancient Rome is notorious for its cruel and unusual punishments. But we must be careful what we take as historical fact.
If African countries and their regional bodies want to reap substantially from the blue economy, then it's time for the continent to invest heavily in securing its maritime resources.
Rodrigo Duterte's authoritarianism has progressed from death squads and martial law to cracking down on press freedom.
We underestimate the power of language to divide and to bring people closer together, scholars say.
The government should take advantage of digital technology as they will be able to extend their public diplomacy agenda in an even more interactive way.
President Jacob Zuma's camp is pushing to have him replaced by an interim leader as an excuse to prolong his disastrous rule for their own benefit.
With 99% of green sea turtles in the northern Great Barrier Reef hatching as females due to changing climate, the future for this species now depends largely on effective global conservation measures.
Like many Indigenous groups around the world, the James Bay Cree of northern Québec have a disproportionately high rate of diabetes. They’re facing it down with a decidedly Indigenous solution.
From an Australian perspective, shifting power in the Indo-Pacific will be of primary importance in 2018 and beyond.
Donald Trump wants the US to take more immigrants from 'countries like Norway'. But how do 'countries like Norway' treat their own immigrants?
U.S. President Donald Trump and his apologists might be surprised what the economic data says about immigrants who come to Canada from the so-called “shithole” countries.
Metropolitan areas are key to economic prosperity of countries. But this is affected when the population grows too fast like in Uganda’s Kampala, where growth has outpaced infrastructure development.
Southeast Asian countires have a goal to integrate their higher education network to give young generations a truly regional experience. Is it possible?
The Trump administration's incompetence makes it difficult for African countries to engage Washington in seeking meaningful explanations, much less substantive negotiations.
Trump's anti-Haitian rhetoric ignores a long pattern of migration from Haiti to the U.S., often driven by American meddling in Haitian affairs. Today, the two nations are irrevocably bound by history.
Military options should, and must, be on the table if diplomacy fails to compel North Korea to de-nuclearize.
Four star names from Aboriginal Australia have been recognised by the International Astronomical Union. So what are they and where to find them?
King led one of the most successful resistance movements in American history. A scholar explains King's strategies in resistance.
If China becomes the global leader in renewables it will have huge influence across the world.
A future that continues to have increasingly fast computing depends on quantum physics – but research is showing that there are limits to how fast quantum computers can go.