Leaving the European convention on human rights would not automatically make the Rwanda plan lawful or easier to implement.
From improving our understanding of dark matter to revealing the location of Earth 2.0, the Extremely Large Telescope promises answers to some of the biggest scientific questions of our time.
At present the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has ruled out a ceasefire but may allow ‘little pauses’.
Political scientists have begun to investigate ways AI can help people understand politics better and get more voices into the public sphere.
The politics of delivering aid in war zones are messy, the ethics fraught and the logistics daunting. But getting everything right is essential − and in this instance could save many Gazans’ lives.
The Rafah crossing has historically played a pivotal role in easing the hardships faced by Gazans. Today, it represents an actual lifeline.
An astronomer explains why space looks so dark despite containing 200 billion trillion stars.
Ghana and other west African cocoa growing countries must harness their combined bargaining strength to address the challenges plaguing cocoa farming.
The success of the Somali case illustrates what a high degree of shared interests among international actors can achieve.
Dams are usually built to withstand heavy rainfall or drought.
State-sponsored disappearance plays into the most primal of human fears – to vanish without a trace. The modern era started with Chile’s US-backed coup on September 11 1973
The move to rename India as ‘Bharat’ is part of a push by the Hindu nationalist right to create an ideologically pure state that in reality never existed.
Self-study has a rich history in science that dates back hundreds of years.
Despite the UN sanctions against North Korea, Russia is apparently trading weapons and technology which could help Pyongyang’s missile programme.
What will ransomware attackers focus on next?
China is moving beyond oil and extractive commodities towards industrial production, job creation and investments that lead to exports.
Abiy Ahmed’s use of the military to address a critical challenge is likely to fail.
The challenge is to ensure that the bank is making decisions on a principled and predictable basis.
Projections for Hawaii’s climate future are raising concerns about fire risk, ecosystems and freshwater supplies for homes and agriculture.
Exploring the potential intersections between climate change and violence against children is crucial.