• COLOMBIA – Colombia declares war ‘truly over’ as last FARC guns roll away

    by - Aug 16, 2017
    President Juan Manuel Santos declared Colombia’s 50-year conflict with FARC guerrillas finally over on Tuesday, as the last truckloads of decommissioned weapons rolled away to be melted down. Santos himself shut a padlock on the last...
  • Calling the Chinese Bully’s Bluff

    by - Aug 9, 2017
    By Brahma Chellaney NEW DELHI – The more power China has accumulated, the more it has attempted to achieve its foreign-policy objectives with bluff, bluster, and bullying. But, as its Himalayan border standoff with India’s military continues,...
  • Show More Peace and Less Conflict

    by - Jul 30, 2017
    Viewpoint by Jonathan Power* LUND, Sweden (IDN-INPS) – The most peaceful countries in the world are Iceland, Portugal, Austria, New Zealand and Denmark, according to the new Global Peace Index, in a new 136-page report, published...

Old Bridge in Mostar

Cathedral at Chernihiv Ukraine

Trinity Cathedral (17th century) in the city of Chernihiv Ukraine