May 11, 2016

Wars have displaced a record 40.8 million people, study says

The number of people internally displaced by conflicts around the world rose last year to a record 40.8 million people, a report released Wednesday showed. “This is the highest figure ever recorded and twice the number of refugees worldwide,” said Jan Egeland, head of ...

Kerry blames Israeli settlements for peace talks stalemate

Apr 9, 2014

Kerry blames Israeli settlements for peace talks stalemate

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday blamed approval of Jewish settlements in east Jerusalem for derailing peace talks with Palestinians, a charge that pricked Israeli officials and sent aides into damage control. The Israeli government announced a major expansion of settlement construction ...

Armies can't find Joseph Kony. Can crowd-funding?

Nov 6, 2013

Armies can't find Joseph Kony. Can crowd-funding?

Can you crowd fund the hunt for a war criminal on the run deep in Africa’s jungles? A Canadian adventurer with experiences in Afghanistan and Somalia wants to do just that: raise funds and take a small band of former soldiers to find Joseph ...