‘The New Border Wars’: The geopolitical conflicts of tomorrow
17 February 2022 | 8:10 am
The border dispute between Russia and Ukraine is a real civilisation border – a story of a way of life between more European or Soviet-style living. That's the view of Klaus Dodds, a geopolitics expert who has analysed and compared borders across the world for his new book. "The New Border Wars: The Conflicts That Will Define Our Future" looks at the similarities and differences between a series of borders such as the US and Mexico, Ireland and Northern Ireland, and even planet Earth and space. The author joined us for Perspective.
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Herdmen attacks: Conflicts between farmers and herders increasingly violent.
24 Nov 2017
NASS, CSOs charge policymakers on plight of civilians in conflicts.
28 Jan 2018
AU Summit - Buhari discusses violent conflicts and crisis management in Africa.
25 Mar 2018
The China's vice premier Han Zheng said on Sunday (March 25) that the trade war will "trigger bigger conflicts and negative impacts" during the opening of the China Development Forum. Trade tension between and the United States flared this week wChinahen President Donald Trump unveiled plans on Thursday (March 22) to slap tariffs on potentially up to $60 billion in Chinese goods.
18 Jun 2019
Benue Leaders seek common front to tackle incessant conflicts.
14 Sep 2019
More than 420 million children live in conflict zones, according to a new study. Humanitarian groups have called on countries to do more to preserve childhood, including providing assistance and much-needed funds.
AU Summit 2020: “This is the year of dealing with root causes of conflicts in Africa” – One Africa’s Edwin Ikhuoria
23 Feb 2020
The Interim Director of One Africa, Edwin Ikhuoria, says to silence the guns of conflict in Africa, the continent’s leaders must first deal with the root cause which is unemployment. Ikhuoria argues that if youths are employed, they will not be available to be radicalised. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Godfrey Mutizwa on the side-lines of the concluded 33rd African Union Summit.
13 Apr 2020
Pope Francis calls for an "immediate" ceasefire in global conflict and urges European nations to show "solidarity" in the face of a coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 109,000 lives worldwide.
8 May 2021
Paris's Cité Internationale des Arts is a creative microcosm, with international practitioners working alongside each other on projects that range from engraving to video art. Our reporters have been to see their latest group show, entitled "Répare Reprise". It seeks to unravel tumultuous events in Africa and the Middle East and reappropriate them using a range of media, including photography, textile art and painting.
19 Nov 2021
On his first visit to Africa, US top envoy Antony Blinken has addressed Ethiopia's raging Tigray conflict, the terrorism threat in Africa and human rights concerns in Nigeria.
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Dheepthika Laurent chats to American choreographer and dancer Trajal Harrell about his retrospective at Paris's Festival d'Automne. They also talk about vogueing, the focus of his seminal eight-year project "Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church" and his current field of interest: Japanese dance style Butoh.
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Rights groups are calling on the Japanese government to improve conditions for women in Japanese prisons. Statistics show most women in Japan are incarcerated for non-violent offenses.
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Since the Hamas terror attack on Israel on October 7, nearly 1,000 antisemitic incidents have been reported in Germany. Some of these acts include extreme violence and property destruction, a German association said.
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Since the October 7 Hamas attacks, India has become a hub of fake news and Islamophobic content. On social media, as well as on 24-hour news channels, the conflict between Israel and Hamas has inflamed Hindu extremists, venting their hatred of Muslims under the guise of support for Israel.
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Africa is the most vulnerable continent for the effects of climate change, the UN has said. Young Africans are calling for urgent action and for ramping up funding for African-made solutions to tackle the climate crisis.
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