Iran's missile strikes on Iraqi bases in response to the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani have raised tensions between the U.S. and Iran. But war seems unlikely at this point.
Investors in the private companies that Labour plans to nationalise are likely to seek compensation for their losses.
What steps can Mauritius take now to get the UK to respect the UN resolution on the Chagos Islands?
Almost 4 million Syrian refugees live in Turkey, which has taken noteworthy steps to integrate them into the country in the past five years. Will Turkey now try to force those refugees back to Syria?
Trump officials plan to send asylum seekers from the US to El Salvador while their claims are processed. That would expose these vulnerable people to grave dangers, says a political violence expert.
The US has historically asked for international support when brewing conflicts in the Middle East boiled over.
There is a strong framework of international laws and conventions that defend free speech, but Uganda continues to limit freedom of expression especially when the people criticise their president.
NASA is reportedly investigating the first alleged crime in space. But criminal jurisdiction aboard the International Space Station is much more straightforward than it would be for space tourists.
An international maritime lawyer explains whether Iran broke the law of the sea by detaining the Stena Impero.
Brazil's deforestation rate is back up. The UN Security Council has three main options.
A decision-making process that relies on intuitive feelings rather than careful deliberation invites a host of biases that make bad decisions and disproportional consequences far more likely.
Though they were against climate action, the neocons showed that diplomacy can successfully be ignored when facing a huge threat.
The attempt to grapple with genocide by the MMIWG commission is about more than simply applying international law to the facts. It's also about decolonizing the international law of genocide itself.
The African Union and its member states are creating their own interpretation of immunity which will protect its heads of state from courts abroad.
Cyber attacks are becoming part of traditional warfare, but who should be targeted in response and what force should be used?
Extradition is a heavily regulated and multi-stage process. For now, it's impossible to say what awaits Assange.
International law has deep connections to structures of power and inequality. Thankfully, committed jurists like Fatou Bensouda are fighting oppression through their unapologetic acts of resistance.
If the Swedish charges against Assange are revived he could face a second extradition request, on top of the existing request from the US. Then it will be up to the UK to decide which to prioritise.
The Wikileaks founder has been removed from the Ecuadorean embassy after nearly seven years.
The new laws are an improvement, but still allow for continued cruelty to animals in the name of testing, and need to be more stringent.