How do South Sudanese refugee teenagers over six feet tall fit into Australian society? Perhaps basketball is an answer.
Did skiing originate in China? Some cave paintings suggest something along those lines at least, as well as the historical memories of an indigenous population whose way of life is being stamped out.
The DRC has an almost uncountable number of problems. One of them is an outbreak of Ebola, not an epidemic, but the potential is there. The DRC is an even more difficult environment to operate in and quarantine that the West African states hit a few years ago, so this could be a real test of the WHO and international community’s commitment to a “never again” for Ebola.
A music video advertisement in the Middle East over Ramadan has started a debate about how to counter violent extremism. Worth a read and a watch!
While the concept of a unified European security force has been around for decades, little attempt to translate it into reality has taken place. Germany is trying it out, however, by slowly, quietly, and carefully integrating selected units from the Czech Republic, Romania, and the Netherlands into the German army. Will it work?