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Sudan is using chemical weapons in Darfur

The investigation claims at least 30 chemical weapons attacks since January 2016 can be verified. “Sudanese government forces have used chemical weapons repeatedly against civilians, including babies and young ...
Credit: White Helmets

The Heroes of Syria

When a building is bombed, a group of volunteers known as the White Helmets rush to the scene to dig through rubble to find survivors. In a conflict known for its never-ending descent into depravity, this o...
Syrian children stand in the entryway of their tent shelter in the Bab Al Salame camp for internally displaced persons in Aleppo Governate. Photo: UNICEF/Giovanni Diffidenti

Battle for Aleppo Intensifies

Battle for Aleppo Intensifies... “With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. focused on its election, the Syrian government and its Russian allies are seizing the moment to wage an all-out campaign to...
Juan Manuel Santos Calderón (centre left), President of Colombia, shakes hands with Timoleón Jiménez FARC Commander. ide is Raúl Castro Ruz (centre right), President of Cuba. Pictured looking on (from left): Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Cuba; UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.   UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 23 June 2016

Peace at Last

A peace deal to end Colombia’s 52 year civil war was signed yesterday. The final step in the peace process is a popular referendum to ratify the deal next month. “A conflict that lasted over five decades. An es...