Russia is dragging its feet on climate action - and risks being left out in the cold.
If women aren't given their full rights, they're less likely to believe in democratic institutions.
Lee: 'Business will be far from usual in a world of four, five or six degrees of warming.'
Slavery is making a comeback, thanks to Islamic State and Boko Haram. But the UN can help.
As military organisations become less oriented towards violence, the traditional, aggressive, warrior-like culture of the military has to be balanced with new task requirements.
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Mozambican civilians are again bearing the consequences of war between the government and opposition party Renamo. How has Renamo mobilised popular support for a new uprising?
The South African military's capabilities for socio-economic development are questionable, even in its own country. The force is in critical decline, but is expected to aid humanitarian efforts.