Constructions workers in warm climates are often exposed to dangerous heat.
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Excessive heat puts your body at risk for organ damage. When workers don’t have a chance to cool off at home between shifts, that harm can accumulate.
Freed inmates prepare for rehabilitation and integration.
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Nigeria’s plan of de-radicalising and integrating former Boko Haram terrorists should be fine-tuned to achieve more.
Colonel Mamady Doumbouya (C) and his team of Guinean special forces listen as he holds talks with religious leaders at the People’s Palace in Conakry on September 14, 2021.
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Any recognition of the coup could incentivise future ones. Yet Alpha Condé can’t simply be restored to office, sweeping under the carpet the dubious basis on which he has retained power.
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Nuclear submarines are powered by a miniature onboard fission reactor. They can go for decades without refuelling, making them faster, stealthier and much more expensive than conventional submarines.
Purge survivors, at the Fredericton, N.B., Pride Parade in 2018.
The Canadian Armed Forces is struggling with sexual misconduct allegations and poor inclusion and diversity. It is imperative to again document the stories of LGBTQ+ soldiers and their spouses.
As troops enforce Sydney’s lockdown, two experts explain why using military rhetoric and personnel may undermine efforts to control the virus, especially among communities most vulnerable to COVID.
Campus police have been accused of biased practices.
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As college students seek reform of campus police, a scholar outlines five issues that warrant the most attention.
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Despite serving for decades, women in the armed forces around the world still face obstacles throughout their military career.
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A soldier stands guard in front of the Brazilian national flag on Army Day in Sao Paulo, 18 April 2019.
Don’t be fooled by the recent resignation of three members of the military in Brazil – the country is heading down an increasingly militarised path.
A convoy of Malian armed forces escorts the vehicle of the country’s coup leader as he returns from a recent ECOWAS summit where Mali was suspended.
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Mali’s state decay must be halted before it collapses: here are five areas that need attention.
Seeing through walls has long been a staple of comics and science fiction. Something like it could soon be a reality.
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The murky blobs visible with today’s wall-penetrating radar could soon give way to detailed images of people and things on the other side of a wall – and even measure people’s breathing and heart rate.
The KRI Nanggala-402 submarine and its crew in 2012 upon completing an overhaul and retrofit.
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Indonesian defence planners need to assume the worst-case scenario of future weapon system accidents and account for the whole acquisition lifecycle in weapon system procurements.
Military lawyers told me how they must make split-second decisions that weigh military variables against real human lives.
A US soldier carries his belongings to a waiting truck at a military camp on the outskirts of Niamey, Niger.
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Reforms that will entrench constitutionalism, the rule of law, and political inclusion will solve Africa’s security problems, not moving the US Africa Command headquarters to the continent.
Marketing for robotic ‘dogs’ plays up their potential for good, but the debate about lethal autonomous weapons suggests public anxiety is warranted.
Gene editing could create super soldiers.
There are signs that UK will be bolder and less accountable in its genetic defence research than many other countries.
Vice-Admiral Haydn Edmundson manages military personnel command, which gives him authority over career consequences for military members found to have engaged in sexual misconduct, he is on indefinite leave with pay after being accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate.
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Deeper levels of comprehension are needed to understand the embedded inequalities and misconducts in the Canadian Armed Forces.
Augmented reality has largely enjoyed cover from critique by being taken as a benign gaming technology. But recent developments suggest we need to get serious about it.
Niger troops on patrol.
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Although there had been an increase in violence in Niger since the last election results were announced, the attempted coup, on March 31, raised concerns to a new level in the volatile country.