International development, politics, economics.
At the end of 2016, Ban Ki-Moon will step down as Secretary General of the United Nations. The former Korean Foreign Minister has led the intergovernmental organisation for nearly a decade, and will now hand over the reigns.
Late December is the season for retrospectives and resolutions.
In 2015, the world stood together against terrorist attacks and climate change, the NHS beat Justin Bieber to the Christmas number 1 and a weasel rode on the back of a woodpecker.
Terrorism is a a misunderstood phenomenon
The tragic terrorist attacks in Paris last week were yet another reminder of the horror of terrorism. It was…