A holiday that inspires not only an ‘attitude of gratitude’ but deeds of kindness and charity is truly worth celebrating.
A verdict against two high-level Khmer Rouge leaders helps spread the application of human-rights law and could prevent such atrocities.
The agency’s proposed rules aim to reverse an alarming spike in use of electronic cigarettes among teens. They also declare the need to guard the innocence of youth.
Whether it be a tech giant or the federal government, the best approach in targeting big investment in one place is to ensure the local community has social cohesion and common vision.
As strategies toward wildfires have evolved, so has the understanding of how humans can fit into the natural order.
The unusually high turnout for a midterm election may be driven by better civic education, especially the hands-on kind that instills lifelong activism instead of cynicism and indifference.
Perhaps the US can learn as Germany’s leading party holds a sober debate over the topic in picking a replacement for Angela Merkel.
The midterm election left Capitol Hill more divided than before. Rather than gridlock, lawmakers must try to discern together the ideals that unite Americans.
Despite the West’s efforts to curb corruption in this pivotal country, the killing of an anti-corruption activist shows the need for better tools to help Ukrainians achieve clean governance.
The US midterm election was filled with racial issues, another example to the world of how to confront a difficult topic. At least one country, Tunisia, has decided progress on race is possible.
The field in the 2018 elections shows progress in backgrounds of candidates but at least one contest for Congress shows that diversity can mean more than race or gender.
The ‘love can win’ diplomacy of Ethiopia’s new leader has brought startling results in the region, notably in the reunion of South Sudan’s top two rivals.
A region so in flux needs an honest broker like tiny Oman that can listen and mediate with selfless interest.
A decade of efforts to guide terrorists or would-be terrorists away from violence is showing some success, if the approach is based on offering a good alternative.
The caravan of migrants from Central America poses less of a threat than an opportunity for US-Mexican cooperation.
Missing in the dire depictions of Central American migrants is the steady progress in their countries to deal with a root cause for the exodus.
Pipe bombs in the US, politicians killed in South Africa, a candidate stabbed in Brazil. Democracies must find answers to political violence. One country, Kenya, is well down that path.
With China and the US jeopardizing the rulebook for international commerce, a group of 13 ‘middle power’ nations tries to mediate reforms for the global trading agency.
For the first time, EU leaders rebuked a member state, Italy, for spending profligacy. To solve the crisis and keep the eurozone from failing, both sides need to look at recoveries in nearby economies.
Russia and Trump challenge a 1987 treaty on short-range nuclear-tipped missiles. They need to listen to the person who signed the pact to understand its larger purpose.
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