Stories about War & Conflict from January, 2020
Lagos' waterfront communities are seen as a public health and safety threat, but to residents who struggle to afford to live on the mainland, they are the only option.
The crowd included politicians, cultural activists, religious leaders, artists and concerned citizens.
Linguists who study Yorùbá have long taken issue with ascribing meaning of the word àmò̩té̩kùn interchangeably with the leopard, cheetah and tiger.
As a diplomat in Lithuania in 1940, Sugihara issued 6,000 visas for Jews looking to flee to the Americas via Japan.
The long-awaited peace deal was announced on Tuesday amid silence and shock from the Middle East.
"Myanmar’s oppression dispersed our ethnic minorities, now our poetries bring us together."
The online archive Znaci.net digitized several photos of Auschwitz from different museums in the former Yugoslavia. They tell the story, among other things, of the Mandić family of prisoners from Croatia.
Amotekun may be the litmus test that defines the restructuring of Nigeria's federalism.
Hondurans live in a narco-state whose leadership is supported by the United States and which suffers from widespread corruption, gender violence, gang control, land-grabs, and the effects of climate change.
In addition to threats from Boko Haram, abductions and kidnapping in Nigeria have also become the norm.
Trinidadian Alfred Mendes had a long and extraordinary life in which he was many things – war hero, writer, politician – all of which was worthy of the big screen.
The implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens in India and the rhetoric of deportation of "illegal Bangladeshis" have put the India-Bangladesh relation on stress.
Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman was known to many as a "quiet diplomat" who modernized Oman and restored and strengthened historical ties with Zanzibar and East Africa.
Ratings for US President Donald Trump’s handling of world affairs are largely negative around the world. But not in Nigeria.
The year 2019 saw major movements to advance the rights of girls and women in Nigeria. Will 2020 continue this momentum?
"While today the international community is happy to maintain the current status-quo when dealing separately with Taiwan and China, certain political forces in both places are advocating for a change."
Ahead of Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, mainland Chinese propaganda has started to downplay the “unifying Taiwan by force” narrative.