Africa’s economic development depends on improved nutrition

Africaâs economic development depends on improved nutrition

The deficits created by childhood malnutrition can permanently suppress a person's long-term earnings potential.

Greece's Coalition of the Radical Left is an ideological grab-bag of democratic socialists, Eurocommunists, Greens, Maoists, Trotskyists and assorted populists, but in Alexis Tsipras it has a young charismatic leader.

The five nuclear weapon states have been less than enthusiastic about the humanitarian initiative.

Some great achievements are balanced out by work still to be done.

The Harper government has generally been shockingly silent over the manifold Saudi misdeeds.

A new report includes both instructive content and significant shortfalls. The authors should have looked more to what the UN and other international groups are doing on security-sector reform.

An excerpt of Alena Schram's new book, The Opinionated Old Cow: Ruminations from the Field. One of many tales of a diplomatic spouse.

Everybody assumes that lifespan grew much faster in the 19th and early 20th centuries, but it has actually plodded along at the same rate.

Countries will spend the next nine months hashing out a successor to the Millennium Development Goals.

The Canadian experience shows that wounds aren’t healed by being ignored.

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