Stories about War & Conflict from September, 2016
"When will Mr. Hekmatyar be launched at Kabul?"
"...culture and art and sport should be without boundaries and borders. These are the two areas which bring people together and encourage understanding of other cultures."
"Do I appear fidgety? Maybe it is because I don’t understand how someone would ever answer “Yes” to the question: 'Are you a member of a secret banned organization?'"
A practical joke published on YouTube has made it to network television in Russia, where it was aired as real footage of ethnic tension in Ukraine.
Iran's 1953 coup d'état is widely depicted as a rupture in the modern history of Iran. It is also a Pandora’s box filled with contested narratives.
"Art becomes more important for the people to see and feel the reality, and motivate them to make changes in society."
Animations, TV Shows, and Personal Testimonies Help Colombians Understand the (Possible) End of Conflict
"Every time nations go through a peace process, humanity as a whole takes a step forward."
"I'm a direct victim of war and armed conflict. Yet if I have to give my hand to the murderers, I'm ready to do so because I believe in forgiveness."
"Mexican institutions' standard: 111 detained in the #Ayotzinapa case and no one knows for sure what actually happened. How stupid, right?"
Some of the world's best bread, melons and pomegranates, plus a diverse people for whom hospitality is second nature. What could possibly go wrong?
Earlier this week, Saudi-led airstrikes struck Yemen's key port city of Al Hudaydah, killing at least 30 people.
Between the signing of the peace accord on June 20, 2014, and June 25, 2015, Mali recorded 191 attacks, leaving 385 people dead.
While telecommunications cuts continue in North Sinai, Russians contemplate a porn-free Internet and a Kuwaiti royal faces jail time for insulting the emir on Snapchat.
Thousands of people have disappeared in Sri Lanka since the 1980s stemming from conflict in the country, and their loved ones still don't know what happened.
Refugees can help solve shortages of workers—if they're given the chance.
"You’re from Daraya, sir. You have everything. You’re our teachers."
"The fact that the war in Colombia also takes place on social media is an undeniable truth," writes Renata Cabrales.
“Since the schools are shut, I’ve joined this centre to study so that I am prepared for my exams,” says one student.
Anton Nossik faces two years in a penal colony for saying that Syria should be "Wiped from the Face of the Earth."
"It is time for both #SouthSudan president Salva Kiir and former VP Riek Machar who have ruined their country to both step down"