China’s Military Has ‘Peace Disease’

Although China boasts the world’s largest standing military, with more than 2.1 million active-duty personnel, the country’s last offensive took place in the late 1970s in Vietnam.

These Are the World's Largest Armies

This list gives a comprehensive insight not just into army size, but funding, future potential and how big of a part the military plays in national culture.

Al-Shabab Bans Plastic Bags Citing Safety

The jihadist group, which has been waging war against the Western-backed government in Mogadishu, Somalia, for more than a decade, is enforcing a crackdown on plastic waste.