Kenyan soldiers at a prayer service in 2016 to honour compatriots killed in an attack on their Somali base by Al-Shabaab militants.
New evidence has made possible a more accurate estimate of how many African personnel have died since the Somalia mission deployed in March 2007.
Episode two of To the moon and beyond, a podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.
In episode 2 of The Conversation's new podcast series, we look at how people reacted to the moon landing – and why some still believe it was a hoax.
The first episode of a new podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.
The first episode of a brand new podcast series to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings looks back at what going to the moon taught us and why we stopped sending people there.
Electeurs faisant la queue pour aller voter à Amethi en Uttar Pradesh le 6 mai 2019.
SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP
De quels systèmes de vote s’est dotée l’Inde.
A line outside a polling place in Guwahati, India, April 23, 2019.
Explaining the equipment and the process by which hundreds of millions of ballots are collected and counted in India.
A polar bear crosses ice In Alaska’s Chukchi Sea area, where a recent court ruling bars the Trump administration from greenlighting offshore drilling.
NOAA/OER/Hidden Ocean 2016:The Chukchi Borderlands
Can presidents undo decisions by their predecessors to protect federal lands from development? A recent court ruling on offshore drilling says no, and could also affect contested lands in Utah.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a mass in his hometown of St. Petersburg, Russia, on Jan. 7, 2018.
Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP
During the Cold War, American evangelicals smuggled Bibles and other Christian literature to the Soviet Union and other communist countries. They still see Russia as a partner on evangelical values.
What constitutes cyberwar?
The difference between probing and mapping and actually attacking depends on the intent of the people doing it, which is hard to figure out and may change. The dangers, however, remain worrying.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, front, after she signed a law that allows pay-for-success funding for projects aiming to reduce female incarceration rates.
AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki
These partnerships between investors, governments and nonprofits are a new way to pay for programs and services that help people in need and address intractable problems like mass incarceration.
A large dust storm, or haboob, sweeps across downtown Phoenix on July 21, 2012.
AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File
New research projects that climate change could greatly increase airborne dust levels in the southwestern US, causing higher hospital admissions and premature deaths from heart and lung ailments.
Seberapa tepat orang bisa menebak karakter Anda lewat jejak digital Anda?
Sebuah surel dari Aleksandr Kogan menjelaskan apa yang dapat diungkap data Facebook mengenai Anda, dan apa yang bisa dilakukan seorang data scientist dengan informasi tersebut.
How accurately can you be profiled online?
An email from Aleksandr Kogan sheds light on exactly how much your Facebook data reveals about you, and what data scientists can actually do with that information.
The Hulene landfill in Maputo, Mozambique.
Recent urban disasters in Ethiopia and Mozambique resulted in high female mortality, which was been largely ignored.
Somali soldiers and peacekeepers from the AU Mission during an operation in 2014.
Official reasons for joining the Somalia mission were that the conflict posed a security risk. But in fact other factors played a bigger role.
The story of where we come from evolves almost every year.
The story of where humans come from is growing as new evidence -- and new methods of analysis -- emerge all the time.
Protecting the patents of expensive medicines for longer would affect low-income countries.
Negotiators from 11 countries have been racing to resurrect the near-dead Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement before the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit this weekend.
A rally in support of DACA outside of the White House.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
Research shows that for many young people, discovering they were undocumented led to significant mental distress. After DACA they found peace of mind.
There are 100 million uncontrolled small arms and light weapons in African crisis zones.
African governments are open to military aid from the West. However, Germany’s recent remarks about the transfer of weapons to countries battling militants, needs to be approached with caution.