“It’s really concerning that so little plastic has ever been recycled and, as a result, so much plastic waste has leached out into the world’s environment. It’s a great, growing and genuinely world problem,” said RSS president, Sir David Spiegelhalter.
Refugees and asylum-seekers from poor countries to the US border are often attributed, incorrectly, to domestic unrest in a far-off nation. But migration is largely the result of global phenomena like colonialism, climate change and trade.
The battle against demons has been an important way that Christians have understood their faith and the world.
The Houthi movement focuses on defending and reviving Zaydi religion and culture, an ancient branch of the Shiite Muslim tradition.
Over nine decades, efforts to amend the US Constitution to recognize women’s rights have faced major challenges. Congress finally passed the Equal Rights Amendment in 1972. The amendment would recognize women’s equal rights to men under the law. But it still hasn't been ratified in all 50 states.
Five important moments in paleontology you may have missed during 2018, and what they mean — particularly for Africa and its place in the story of human origins.
Until a few years ago, Cameroon was a nation on the move. But a peaceful protest three years ago against the marginalization of Anglophone Cameroon quickly turned violent, leading for many to call for the formation of a separate republic — and the conflict has taken its toll.
The infamous naval base at Guantanamo Bay is quietly commemorating its 115th anniversary in the shadows of alleged torture that was "contrary" to American values, according to former President Barack Obama.
A populist movement that threatened to topple a French government more than 60 years ago has important lessons for today’s protests and why they represent a reckoning.
In April 2018, the US, UK and France fired 103 missiles at three Syrian chemical weapons production and storage facilities to halt Syria’s continuing use of deadly weapons. For a while, it did the trick. The legal rationale? Humanitarian intervention.