Anthropologists have debated for decades whether humans living in tribal communities thousands of years ago were more or less violent than societies today. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame wonder if the question of more or less violence is the wrong one —what if it's a matter of scale?
Suspected separatists in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon have killed four more soldiers as violence continues to plague government efforts for reaching a settlement with the secessionists.
Iran’s ambassador to the UN said more than a decade on, the US’s so-called war on terror has failed to uproot violence and extremism in Afghanistan and the entire world, calling on the international community to help the Kabul government with its fight against terrorism.
US President Donald Trump says the United States was living in "dark times" as the country grieves a massacre at a church in the state of Texas that left 26 dead, but he insisted the latest gun violence tragedy cannot be blamed on firearms.
A total of 114 Iraqi civilians were killed and another 244 injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in Iraq in October 2017, according to casualty figures recorded by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).
Whether targeted by perpetrators of sexual violence, oppressed by ideological extremists, or uniquely threatened by the bombing of hospital maternity units, women often bear the brunt of conflicts. Yet when it comes to peace negotiations, women too often don’t have a seat at the table. The continuing reality that men, particularly armed men, enjoy an almost exclusive role in peace processes defies both logic and evidence.
Firearms-related deaths and injuries increased 70 percent in parts of California in the weeks after gun shows in neighboring Nevada, which has fewer regulations on such events, a University of California, Berkeley study released on Monday found.
Iranian and Russian ministers of defense emphasized on fighting violence, terrorism, and extremism on a phone conversation on Thursday and discussed the most recent international and regional developments.
A frequent question regarding domestic violence is whether or not it has a negative impact on children involved. Some hold the mistaken belief that many children are ‘too young’ to be affected, or that since children are so resilient, they are not impacted as severely by the violence.
The crackdown on immigration may be preventing victims of domestic violence from reporting incidents to police or participating in the prosecution of those charged, Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon said.