Social media is intimate and personal: it seduces and elides, it cajoles and it lies.
North Korea's leader may be as secretive as his father and grandfather, but we know a little about how he spends his days.
Farhana Maute is the matriarch of the Maute group, currently waging war against the army in Marawi City, Philippines.
China has sent civilian visitors to the Paracel Islands, which Vietnam claims sovereignty over.
Security official says Iran has a "fully strategic cooperation with Russia."
Food has long been used as an instrument of power, one that lets populations live or die.
Violence broke out in the central Kasai province after a dispute between an uncle and nephew.
Droughts make conflicts more likely but their impact is limited.
Peace will elude South Sudan as long as its women's rights and safety continue to be ignored and abused.
Political consensus needs to be turned into consistent action, says Sweden’s deputy prime minister.
The U.N. Security Council made a unanimous decision on Thursday to pass a resolution condemning the burgeoning crisis in the Easy African nation of Burundi.
Frank Biermann argues that the world is ill-prepared to deal with 50 million climate refugees in the next decade.
The loss of natural resources costs up to $10.6 trillion per year.
The Houthis' recent gains in Aden have happened despite a week of air strikes.
American thinktank says 163,562 people died in global conflicts last year.
A new report confirmed five airstrikes that killed between 35 and 44 people in 2015.