Yemen’s brutal civil war has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. But a recent Beijing-brokered rapprochement between two regional powers could unlock a path to peace.
Omar al-Bashir fell in 2019, but his military successors have preserved much of the authoritarian infrastructure of his regime.
After eight years of bombs, missiles, destruction and hundreds of thousands of civilian deaths, it is the Yemeni people who have lost the most in this war.
A review of Transparency International’s recently released global corruption ranking confirms that corruption fuels war, and vice versa.
The new book is structured around apartheid profiteers, war profiteers, state capture profiteers, welfare profiteers, failing auditors, conspiring consultants and bad lawyers.
A modern port raises Puntland’s stake within the fragmented political landscape of Somalia and prevents traders from seeking alternatives.
One woman has used her academic research and personal experience to explore the idea of ‘acceptable’ and ‘undeserving’ refugees.
Political and economic forces across the Middle East and North Africa combine to mean well-educated young people spend years looking for work, which delays their independence and adulthood.
Countries have used starvation as a war strategy for centuries, historically without being prosecuted. Three experts on hunger and humanitarian relief call for holding perpetrators accountable.
Their drawings and paintings often express a mix of horror, fear, hope and beauty.
Far more people are dying of hunger around the world than in Europe’s new war.
Children live through the same wars as adults. The effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on children will have long-lasting effects, and underscores the urgency of a peaceful resolution now.
A progressive government can and should take a principled approach to foreign policy. That means Canada’s Liberals must stop pitting good jobs at home against human rights abroad.
For many of the children who don’t get enough to eat, the consequences could last a lifetime.
The new EU regulation is about to change the way we do artificial intelligence. The United Nations needs to follow suit.
Human rights groups are calling on Australia to ban arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, following the lead of the Biden administration.
Air New Zealand and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade have both potentially breached international human rights agreements. The government must demand answers.
The extraordinary story of a stingray, its discovery and its uncertain fate in the Yemen war.
António Guterres, the UN secretary general, called for a global ceasefire in late March. Three months later, the UN security council has only just agreed to back it.
An external shock such as coronavirus merely presses pause on conflicts and offers little hope for solutions.