Weekly briefing: US-Iran uncertainty

US-Iran tensions have been simmering since last year, but in the last two months, interactions between the two countries have intensified.

Weekly briefing: weathering the storm

This week sees Japan facing another extreme natural weather event, but the very high peace country has one of the highest coping capacities.

Weekly briefing: wellbeing in the world

There are growing examples of alternative measures of social progress, including happiness and wellbeing policies.

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Weekly briefing: Anti-establishment in the European Union

Citizens of the European Union voted to reject the status quo in the latest elections.

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Weekly briefing: Christchurch call

Can the frenetic capabilities of the internet be controlled? Perhaps in the name of victims of the Christchurch mosque massacre.

Weekly Briefing: Japan ushers in Reiwa

It’s the dawn of a new era in Japan with the abdication of Emperor Akihito from the Chrysanthemum throne after a 30-year reign over the Heisei era, meaning “achieving peace.”

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Weekly Briefing: Sri Lanka in shock

Sri Lanka is reeling after coordinated suicide attacks at churches and luxury hotels killed hundreds on one of the most sacred of Christian days, Easter Sunday.

Weekly Briefing: Sudan in transition

19 April, 2019: Months of mass civilian protests calling for freedom and change have led to the military removing Sudan’s long time ruler of 30 years, President al-Bashir.