The International Criminal Court issued its first arrest warrants for Russians allegedly responsible for war crimes in Ukraine.
International law states that states have to operate ‘due regard’ for the right of nations to fly drones above international waters. Washington claims Russia violated this standard in incident.
A scholar who visited Syria after the earthquake observes that as the war has dragged on, a humanitarian organization she’s researched for 10 years has branched out.
The earthquake that struck Turkey and neighboring Syria on Feb. 6, 2023, was a natural disaster, but its consequences have been shaped by the human tragedy of the Syrian civil war.
A handful of wealthy states have so far monopolised the benefits of exploring the remote ocean.
The insecurity in the area has serious implications for development and the well-being of people, especially young people.
Research shows cities are delivering on their climate pledges. More than mayors, the real force behind these local transitions are nonprofit organisations.
Many genocide classes review the Holocaust or Cambodia’s Killing Fields. A scholar wanted to show that genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing still happen today.
Beijing’s 12-point proposal is a broad-brush plan for an end to hostilities which positions China as a key power broker.
With no end in site to the Ukraine war, and the UN largely powerless, New Zealand now faces difficult military, humanitarian, diplomatic and legal challenges.
The message is clear: this war must end in Ukraine and the west will do all it can to ensure this outcome.
When a country changes its name or requests changes to the spelling of its name, there are almost always political motives.
A renewed attempt to revamp global partnerships appears to be promising, but at a time of overlapping global emergencies, the pitfalls are numerous.
Politics stood in the way of a humanitarian response that could have saved hundreds, if not thousands, of lives.
The kidnapping of Phil Mehrtens is a sign the West Papuan independence movement is again becoming desperate to attract international attention, following decades of violent human rights abuses.
We’re rarely aware of a company’s full environmental footprint.
Far from Canada being back as a major player on the world stage, its presence has been diminished under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
A decision to bulldoze the home belonging to the family of a man accused of killing seven people outside a synagogue in East Jerusalem has sparked questions over the legality of Israeli policy.
Remote islands in the Indian Ocean are now strewn with plastic waste – the origin of this waste has until now not been established.
New data from 2000 through 2019 shows that Ukraine’s human rights record is better than Russia’s – but worse than that of its Western European neighbors.