Could ESG concerns threaten national security?

Their stranglehold on data has brought into question big tech’s role when it comes to national security and what the future holds for the development of nation-state artificial intelligence

Water wars could engulf the poorest

child drinks for water tap

Conflict and political confrontation threaten to drown the call for co-operation in managing the world’s limited water supplies

Asia’s cold war washes up in UK

Asia's cold ear

The defection of a UK-based North Korean diplomat hints at instability in Pyongyang, as the Kim regime’s latest nuclear test ratchets up the pressure in an already tense region

Child refugees slip through the gaps

Young refugees waiting at the border between Italy and Switzerland are trapped in a system that is unable to deal with an influx of unaccompanied children entering Europe

Hunting the last Nazis

Illustration of an old Nazi in prison

Ninety-five-year-old Oskar Gröning, the ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz,’ could be one of the last men to stand trial for allegedly participating in the Holocaust

Colombia’s path to peace

After more than a half century of war, the Colombian government is close to a peace deal with the FARC rebel group, but the challenge of reintegrating former combatants casts a long shadow over the process

Companies caught in cyber warfare crossfire

If governments and rogue states go to war in cyberspace, companies big and small can become targets as state-sponsored cyber warriors attempt to cause chaos