Regions / Europe & Central Asia
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.
Bullets and bombs can never silence the voices of laughter and friendship.
In the wake of the Peshawar school shooting, the Pakistan government has supposedly given the military carte blanche to take out the Taliban.
A new documentary offers a James Bond-like look at the trials and tribulations of globetrotting human rights investigators.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
Despite the ruble falling as fast as oil prices, the Russian economy is unlikely to collapse.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
The world is “trapped in the fetishism of economic growth,” says Polish sociologist Ryszard Zoltaniecki and must “learn to live with zero” growth.
At the third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, nuclear deterrence took a back seat to “collateral damage.”
The pieces for a political deal to end the Syrian civil war are coming together — if Ankara will let them.