A new cease-fire in Yemen’s war required women at the table. For a country with the largest gender gap, this is a breakthrough for the whole Middle East.
For the centennial of the birth of the late Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Russia’s leader only highlights why those with ‘open eyes’ on official lies can alter history.
While many nations signed a global migration pact this week, the debate in most countries showed the need for an identity check, one that will determine the size of their welcome mat.
A new democratic leader in Armenia is treading a special path by looking to end a tense standoff with Azerbaijan with a ‘people-oriented approach.’
A Mandarin duck swims in Central Park in New York on Dec. 5. In the weeks since it appeared in Central Park, the duck has become a celebrity.
More private investors see gold in going green, a reflection of larger trends in financial institutions to invest in society’s broad goals.
As talks on a political settlement gain momentum, the Taliban seem to admit Afghans no longer accept archaic views about women.
Mass riots against fuel price hikes opened the eyes of leaders that non-climate issues such as poverty and fairness in carbon taxes must come first.
Humanitarian gestures by both sides in the conflict, just before talks expected in Sweden, hint at a recognition of the principles that set limits on violence and protect the innocent.
His long career from military pilot to president leaves a legacy of service badly needed in an era of distrust of public institutions.
The ruling party’s reversed itself on expelling judges – and rule of law – thus avoiding a split with the European Union. Poles decided that constitutional principles are part of Europe’s project in peace.
US scholars of China who once hoped for its peaceful rise now advocate ‘constructive vigilance’ – one based on transparency, integrity, and reciprocity.
Lawmakers in Kiev worried less about further Russian attacks than the president’s call for far-reaching martial law and its potential erosion of democratic norms and ideals.
A British survey not only audits a rising problem but probes the moral reasoning of the majority of young people who do not gamble.
A year since this hashtag movement, rallies around the world help signal a shift in attitudes on equality and safety for women and girls.
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