Fifty years after the Biafran civil war in Nigeria, the efforts of secessionist diplomats have recently come to light through the decryption of telexes sent from Portugal to Biafra during the war.
Primates have evolved behavioural strategies that can minimise the risk and costs of conflict.
Saudi Arabia is barring international visitors for the hajj. A scholar explains a long history of disease, politics and war that have previously prevented people from making the journey to Mecca.
An external shock such as coronavirus merely presses pause on conflicts and offers little hope for solutions.
This year's twin crises have left Australians reeling. The concept of 'rupture' can help us understand what's happening.
To ensure its energy security and influence in the Gulf region, the United Kingdom will likely deepen its relations with GCC nations in a post-Brexit world.
Whether it's global conflicts or communities in trouble, the solutions to peace and prosperity aren't only found by government. Sports, too, can bring about much-needed change.
Your partner might think they're providing valuable encouragement, but a new study shows how it can backfire.
Directly linking climate change with aggression and mass migration risks dehumanising those vulnerable to environmental stresses. Mufazzar's story does the opposite.
Berlin's rapid transformation is proof that cities can overcome conflict – but the fight against injustice doesn't end there.
China and the United States are not at war, but cyberspace has created opportunities for intelligence gathering, influence and sabotage that are already taking place.
Conflict happens far too frequently between the parents of very sick children and hospital teams.
A 40-year friendship ends badly and publicly, leading to a forensic examination of what it means to have and be a friend.
Not talking about racism – what it is, what it looks like in Indonesia, and why it matters – has allowed it to become even more powerful.
A group of scientists want a new Geneva Convention to safeguard the environment during wars and conflicts. We already have such rules, but they're inadequate, inconsistent and unclear.
The US-China trade war shows no signs of slowing down. Here's what readers need to know.
Extreme, dehumanizing language like the words used by President Trump to describe Baltimore can escalate into destructive outcomes, writes a scholar of hostage negotiation.
An expert explains why war memorials with religious symbols can have different meanings in a diverse society.
In many instances, social media appears to be amplifying violence, creating a culture of impunity when perpetrators are not held accountable, and increasing insecurity and suspicion.
To solve our global problems we must learn to think beyond our tribes.