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Sexual exploitation by UN peacekeepers in DRC: fatherless children speak about pain of being abandoned

A UN peacekeeper on patrol as a resident gathers wood in the Beni region of eastern DRC in 2014. UN…

1 day ago

Taiwan: Beijing reacts to Pelosi’s visit with live-fire exercises

Todd Hall, University of Oxford The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has reportedly fired several DF-15B ballistic missiles into the…

5 days ago

Italian government collapse: political moves behind Mario Draghi’s resignation

Vincenzo Galasso, Bocconi University Political instability in Italy is nothing new – the country has had 67 governments in less…

2 weeks ago

UN is failing Palestinian victims

Ramzy Baroud "We regret we failed to protect you." This was part of a statement issued by United Nations human rights experts on…

2 weeks ago

Heatwave: why extreme weather forecasts have improved so much

Rob Thompson, University of Reading The UK has recorded its hottest ever temperature, passing 40℃ for the first time. But…

3 weeks ago

Eid-ul Adha in Kashmir: Joy and sorrow

This year, Eid brought some joy in Kashmir Valley. However economy has not revived back and it reflected sorrow for…

3 weeks ago

Sri Lanka’s crisis is not just about the economy, but a long history of discrimination against minority groups

Niro Kandasamy, University of Sydney Sri Lanka is in the grip of an economic, political and humanitarian crisis. In a…

4 weeks ago