Local residents help exhume the body of a 16-year-old Ukrainian girl, killed by Russian forces, in Kherson, Ukraine in November 2022.
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Prosecuting a leader like Vladimir Putin accused of war crimes is difficult. But the trial of Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic in the early 2000s offers a potential playbook.
Amid Russia’s war on Ukraine, spiralling inflation and energy shortages, tackling climate change has been central to the recovery plans of the world’s biggest economies.
Pupils in Kenya hold prayers for victims of a 2013 terror attack in Nairobi.
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Kenyan families with access to mass media are significantly more afraid of terrorism than those without access.
US president Joe Biden meets Indonesian president Joko Widodo ahead of the 2022 G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia.
The G20 meets this week as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, soaring energy prices and economic slowdown places leaders at odds with one another.
This year’s climate talks have been overshadowed by rising international tensions, energy crises and war. But that doesn’t mean climate action is dead.
Paul Rusesabagina at the Supreme Court in Kigali, Rwanda, in February 2021.
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Rwanda has rebuffed international pressure to release Paul Rusesabagina, a man made famous by Hollywood.
A hunter in France takes aim on 21 August 2021. The consumption of alcohol or drugs during hunting makes the practice dangerous even for hunters themselves.
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A recent French Senate report calling on a ban on alcohol use while hunting has prompted the wrath of the country’s hunting lobby. Do its arguments hold water?
Republican supporters pray before a Donald Trump “Save America” rally on September 23, 2022, in Wilmington, North Carolina.
Republicans and democrats alike have accused each other of threatening the foundations of democracy. How legitimate are these fears?
Soviet leader Nikita Krushchev, left, met with U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Vienna in 1961.
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The US and the Soviet Union never engaged in direct combat, but their influences were felt worldwide, including in armed conflicts involving other nations.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, stands near a damaged residential building in Irpin, Ukraine, on Sept. 8, 2022.
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Giving Ukraine large amounts of money while not actually declaring war on Russia has various benefits for the US and other countries. Chiefly, it could protect US soldiers and civilians.
United Nations General Assembly: overwhelming condemnation of Russia’s war on Ukraine.
A UN resolution condemning the war passed with an overwhelming majority. But there is little consensus about how to cease hostilities.
The Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu where a 30-hour Al-Shabaab siege left 21 people dead in August 2022.
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Al-Shabaab’s evolution over nearly two decades has been centred around three major goals.
South African comedian Trevor Noah at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on September 12, 2022.
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The comic offers important ways of criticising those in power. Trevor Noah is superb at it.
Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida greets US Vice President Kamala in Tokyo. Washington is focused on moving close to partners it can trust.
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Africa must focus on building strong alliances with advanced economies to mitigate the steps being taken by the European Union and US.
Same app, same app store, different risks if you download it in, say, Tunisia rather than in Germany.
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Mobile apps are sometimes ‘regionalized’ to better serve the needs of users, functioning differently in, for example, China than in Canada. But some of those differences pose security and privacy risks.
People wait in line for a free morning meal in Los Angeles in April 2020. High and rising inequality is one reason the U.S. ranks badly on some international measures of development.
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The United States came in 41st worldwide on the UN’s 2022 sustainable development index, down nine spots from last year. A political historian explains the country’s dismal scores.
These ‘islands’ are on the move.
The new discovery echoes a mission in 1931, when a five-day zeppelin flight sent robots to the stratosphere and redrew the maps of the high Arctic.
Federal Education Minister Jason Clare says migration is one ‘practical’ solution to get classrooms staffed. But there are also signification teacher shortages in the UK, US and Canada.
Mary Kay Ash’s legendary love for the color pink symbolized her determination to be a business success by “thinking like a woman.”
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Ash derided women’s liberation as “that foolishness” – but her success story is very feminist.
Habitat degradation, insufficient food and water and climate change have led to a decline in the number of North American monarch butterflies, which is now on the IUCN’s Red List.
The struggles of monarch butterflies reflect a shared North American ecological and social problem.