Why the world must find an antidote to the deadly menace of lead acid batteries
For right-wing populists, democracy is the rule of the majority over the minority
Increases in the unemployment rate were associated with additional cancer deaths except in countries with universal health care
Tairmoor Karimi faces expulsion from Bahrain, amid reports that increasing numbers of activists are being rendered stateless
Robert Fico: 'I’m sorry, Islam has no place in Slovakia. It is the duty of politicians to talk about these things very clearly and openly. I do not wish there were tens of thousands of Muslims'
Securing the Iraqi capital won’t be easy, but keeping Baghdad safe from the Islamic State is the only way to ensure it doesn’t fall to Shiite militias
The Vancouver-bound flight had to divert to Hamburg at short notice so the man could be forcibly removed
Wars and terrorism are stressful. The traumatised have nowhere to turn
ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa are depriving more than 13 million children of an education
Studies show that the number of friends we have declines consistently as we get older
The Iraqi government is desperate to retake the city, but Isis is giving orders to kill anyone who tries to flee or surrender
"We are beginning the operation to liberate Fallujah,"
On May 16, 1916, in the middle of World War I, Great Britain and France signed a secret pact in London. Officially known as the Asia Minor Agreement, the deal, negotiated by the diplomats Mark Sykes and François Georges-Picot
The Arab Spring uprisings brought to the fore the inadequacy of the region’s outdated social contracts in the face of current political and economic challenges
Fortunately, there is a way to avoid the cycle of poverty, deprivation, and conflict