The situation in Kashmir shows that colonisation isn't just done by Europeans – India has a long history of it too.
Epidemics can have massive social ramifications where prohibitions are imposed on travel, socio-cultural events and schooling.
Timing is everything when it comes to making a decision about declaring a disease outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.
Whether it frustrates or motivates your opponent can depend on the situation.
Voodoo is often seen as a practice involving magic. In Haiti, Voodoo is a religion born out of the struggle of slaves. And today, it is used as a form of healing and protection.
Women in Mexico are lashing out against rampant sexual violence, police abuse and policies that hurt working mothers.
The African Union's role in Sudan's political crisis proves that it's legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes
You may associate grief with the loss of loved ones, but it's also a useful way to think about ecological breakdown.
The Mnangagwa regime's coercive acts are a continuation of the violence and brutality of the Mugabe era, while he seeks global re-engagement and selective national dialogue.
Conservationists have found a shortcut in the race to save Earth's threatened species.
The current repatriation deal signed by Myanmar and Bangladesh fails to guarantee the safety and citizenship of the Rohingya people or address issues of justice for crimes perpetrated against them.
Who are Hong Kong's protesters?
Plastic washed ashore from the ocean is hard to recycle. What else can we do with it?
A few years ago, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and Turkey's Gulenists were running the show. Now both religious movements face political repression. How did they fall so far, so fast?
A trial echoing the la Manada gang-rape case is being heard as an incident of 'sexual abuse'.
The primary results confirm the end of the austerity project but this is not enough to solve Argentina's fundamental problems.
In Colombia, a 2016 peace agreement does not contain the ongoing violence. Violence escalates as criminal armed groups replace the FARC rebels in a violent battle for land and resources.
It's unlikely that all species of bees will go extinct anytime soon – but current losses could still have a terrible impact on food supplies and ecosystems.
Fossil fuels are heating the atmosphere – but the fact that we're burning them may not be the only reason.
The idea behind regenerative medicine is that the patient is both the donor and recipient of healthy tissue grown from stem cells. But sometimes the transplanted cells are rejected. Now we know why.