A small sampling of media headlines points to a problem raised repeatedly by international, peace and human rights organizations.
A new report by a leading British defense and security think-tank finds that Taliban leaders and members "deeply regret" their past association with Al-Qa'ida, and top-ranking Taliban officials say a cease-fire could be negotiated in Afghanistan as part of a broader agreement.
Colombian President Santos confirmed that his government and the FARC signed an agreement Havana that peace talks would begin in October in Oslo.
Indigenous resistance in Colombia has become a social movement.
The political situation in the West African country of Mali has taken a significant turn for the worse.
The Islamic Republic's political prisoners are hostages held to terrorize the nation, says UK-based Committee for the Defence of the Iranian People's Rights.
The media were keen for a real wide split in the party. In truth, a lot of the members feared the same.
Peace and human rights organizations are urging the U.S. Congress not to pass a resolution which they say will increase the chances of war with Iran.
The most volatile tinderbox area of the world where the danger of war exists is the Middle East.
The recent decision by the Taliban and one of its allies to withdraw from peace talks with Washington underlines the train wreck the U.S. is headed for in Afghanistan.