Colombia's decades-long conflict with the FARC could be nearing a major breakthrough. But can the Colombian state stand in the way of other opportunistic militias?
With secure jobs hard to find, it's easier for people from higher social classes to be in temporary work.
We know that older people are more likely to vote conservative: but is this because of their age, or their generation?
In his hostility towards refugees, Hungary's prime minister has forgotten that nearly 2,000 years ago, Syrians lived on the land that now makes up his country.
As the remains of the Tsar and Tsarina are exhumed, why their story continues to enthral.
Barack Obama has challenged the US media on gun laws, but despite the First Amendment, journalists are too scared to speak against abuse of the Second Amendment.
President Barack Obama has praised gun laws in Australia and the UK. How did they work?
To his home audience, Vladimir Putin's strategy in Syria appears to be sound.
In a grim week at the UN General Assembly, the key partners in the Middle East peace process made it clear they've lost patience.
Why has Vladimir Putin stepped up his Syrian game so radically – and is it really all as sudden as it seems?
Russia has started bombing some of the groups machinating against Bashar al-Assad's forces. Who are they, and what do they want?
Despite a fierce exchange of rhetoric over Russia's airstrikes in Syria, it makes sense for Moscow and Washington to coordinate their military intervention.
Only one group can lead the official campaign to leave the EU and a fierce rivalry is emerging to secure the title.
Migrants and refugees are placed under constant scrutiny once they arrive in the EU. But what happens to those who don't survive the journey is a different story.
The abolition of inheritance tax in Norway is having repercussions on their cabin culture.
David Cameron has rejected calls for Britain to pay reparations for the slave trade but there might be other ways of paying back.
Going into care is traumatic for children – early intervention can help their mental health.
There's an understandable impulse to treat all refugees the same regardless of religious identity. But is that actually helpful?
Too long stigmatised as Europe's outsiders, the people of Serbia are seizing an opportunity to change their country's image.