The effects of AI’s growth on global security could be difficult to predict.
The persistence of the Al-Shabaab terror group has convinced Turkey it needs to provide more active military support in Somalia.
A recent ruling from the Supreme Court of Alabama implies frozen embryos are legally equivalent to living children. This creates risks for IVF providers, and therefore problems for patients.
Mexico claims that US firearm manufacturers are fueling illegal cross-border gun trafficking and violent crime abroad.
Kosovo is under pressure from the US and EU to give in to some of Serbia’s demands.
NATO members, particularly those in eastern Europe, fear a Russian invasion of their territory. By stationing some of its nuclear weapons in the U.K. again, the U.S. could ease those fears.
Australia lags the US and Canada when it comes to involving Indigenous people in projects on their land. With the growth of renewable energy we have an opportunity to make a fresh start.
Canada is wasting resources, and legitimacy, conserving species that are not endangered elsewhere. Transparent cross-border considerations should inform all new conservation laws.
Economic proscriptions by the US and EU are hampered by lack of support among Myanmar’s major trading partners in the region.
Among the missions being planned is a huge helicopter drone to explore Saturn’s moon Titan.
Niger’s recent military romance with Russia could escalate tensions with France, regional allies and the European Union.
Cuba’s economy – saddled by US sanctions and ill-timed reforms – is in dire straits.
Since the outset of Israel’s invasion of Gaza, the West has aimed to prevent the conflict from escalating regionally. But strikes on the Houthis in Yemen by the U.S. and the U.K. may ensure it will.
The Houthis have found legitimacy through their actions, which will make them even harder to dislodge from power.
Foreign powers’ interest in the Sahel is driven by its natural resources and strategic location for security and illegal migration control.
The Peregrine and Nova-C landers are due to carry out valuable science at two diverse lunar locations.
The Mari Lwyd and the plygain are two prominent Welsh traditions celebrated over Christmas and the new year.
The mistaken killing of three Israeli hostages by the Israeli Defense Forces at the weekend has substantially increased pressure on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept a ceasefire.
Chinese technology advancements cannot be contained, and the country is increasingly an education and research powerhouse.
The Sunnylands Statement has set a powerful signal for COP28, however, it also highlights that more must be done in Dubai to define what it means to achieve ‘net zero.’