Students were forced to move away from a region taken by the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Not all rebel armies use rape and sexual violence as a weapon. Some have actually designed ways to prevent such atrocities. How and what can we learn from them?
Children at a Koranic school in Mombasa, Kenya.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, Arab-Islamic education is neither a limited nor recent phenomena. While poorly understood, it remains a fundamental part of the educational development of the region.
On March 18 in Tempe, Arizona, an Uber self-driving car struck and killed Elaine Herzberg, who was walking her bicycle across a street. The human driver was supposed to be monitoring the car’s behaviour, but did not do so. Its systems apparently did not detect the victim, as it neither slowed down nor tried to avoid hitting Herzberg
The report of the mathematician and deputy of Essonne Cédric Villani renders his report on artificial intelligence today.
David Davis and Michel Barnier in Brussels. So how’s Davis going to get out of this one?
March 30 officially marked one year to go before the Brexit clock strikes. How can the "leave" camp get out of this one? The classic 1969 heist movie 'The Italian Job' provides clues.
An Egyptian street vendor selling bread walks past as a tear gas canister (background) fired by riot police during clashes with protesters near Cairo’s Tahrir Square on January 29, 2013.
In Morocco, bread is not only a symbol for wider demands but also the material basis of affordable and just living conditions.
The ongoing Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal has generated big headlines, but consumer and marketing research have long questioned the actual effectiveness of psychographic segmentation.
When present in the lowest atmospheric layer – the troposphere, 8-14 kilometers above earth – ozone becomes a concern for human and plant health.
When present in the lowest atmospheric layer, ozone becomes a concern for human and plant health.
The scientific process and the generation of doubt : controversy versus polemic.
It’s time to stop confusing sterile debates and pseudoscience with the healthy controversies that nourish scientific progress.
Sweden is studying the possibility of an “e-krona”, an electronic form of the country’s currency.
With countries such as China and Sweden are studying plans to create a new form of money – a central-bank digital currency. CBDCs risk revolutionizing both the way money is created and distributed.
When the Human Genome Project completed its work in 2003, the entire human genome was published in book form.
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In 2003 the Human Genome Project "cracked the code of life", yet parts of our DNA remained unidentified. A new study fills out our genetic blueprint by using a nanotechnology-based technique.
President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the Pentagon on January 18, 2018.
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Not a day passes without fresh speculation about the possible impeachment of Donald Trump, but history indicates that – barring a dramatic turn of events – he is likely to serve out his first term.
The Marshall Islands, Laura Beach.
The Micronesian Republic of the Marshall Islands is about to become the first country to base its national currency on cryptomoney. Analysis of an absurd political decision.
Workers at Fukushima in January 2018.
On March 11, 2011, a nuclear disaster struck Japan. Translated testimony by the power plant's manager reveals how close the world came to a greater catastrophe -- and how much there is to be learned.
The Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán speaks on March 15 in Budapest. He’s running for reelection.
This Sunday Hungarians vote whether to return prime minister Viktor Orbán to office. The choice they make will affect the future of their country, and Europe.
Amazon founder Jeff Besos.
How Jeff Bezos is plotting to take over the world -- and why Amazon’s dominance in e-commerce could be a threat to innovation.
Men ask more questions then women in academic conferences and are more visible. Roads Academy Masterclass, Warwick University, November 2010.
Academia is not immune to gender bias. One way to see this in action is to observe who asks questions during conferences -- and men appear to ask more than women.
People queuing to withdraw cash at an ATM. Demonetisation in India has not met its target and actually reinforced informal networks.
Instead of a clear movement toward more formalised economic transactions, demonetisation in India has reinforced the informal economy.
At the Cent Quatre (104) cultural center in Paris.
Cultural venues are changing as a result of digital progress, reduced public finances and the strategic nature of knowledge in a knowledge-based economy.
Could a North-African migrant become the Prime minister of a European country in the 21st century? In the 19th century, a Greek slave rose to the highest ranks in Tunis. The Bey of Tunis, Muhammad Sādiq Bāšā-Bey, greets Napoleon III in Algiers, on 20 September 1860.
A. de Belle Ksar Saïd Museum
When we think of migrants, we think of them crossing the Mediterranean to come to Europe. Yet 200 years ago, many did it the other way.
It seems near impossible to keep control of our personal data – and Facebook does anything but help.
Do you think you’ve set up your Facebook account so that only your friends can see your information? Think again…