Crisis in Burundi: From Non-Interference to Non-Indifference, Invoking the Responsibility to Protect
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 06:55
Indifference and inertia among African states may mean that the United Nations could be called in to prevent atrocities, and a return to mass-scale violence in Burundi.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:39
In Guatemala, a president notorious for the genocidal atrocities he helped wage against indigenous communities during the U.S.-backed civil war was toppled and disgraced. In neighboring El Salvador, strategists of the political opposition looked on longingly as pundits enthusiastically heralded a “Central American Spring.”
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:21
Ivan Velasquez, head of the United Nations-backed anti-impunity commission in Guatemala known as the CICIG, sits down with El Faro to discuss the body's monumental accomplishments as well as the challenges that still lie ahead.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 06:08
The Pentagon’s inspector general is investigating allegations that military officials have skewed intelligence assessments about the United States-led campaign in Iraq against the Islamic State to provide a more optimistic account of progress, according to several officials familiar with the inquiry.
Monday, August 17, 2015 - 11:35
Libya's internationally recognized government appealed to Arab countries to carry out airstrikes against the local Islamic State affiliate which is expanding its hold on the coastal city of Sirte.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 07:07
The Dominican Republic says it will cooperate with an Organization of American States (OAS) inquiry into its migration policies.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 06:28
France has suspended two of its soldiers over allegations they sexually abused children in Burkina Faso.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 13:23
Senior officials of the Governments of China, France, Germany, Italy, the Russian Federation, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States of America as well as of the European Union met today in Berlin with the Libyan delegates to the UN-led Political Dialogue and in the presence of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG), Bernardino León. The German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier addressed the meeting.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 06:49
With only one month left before a deadline to complete a nuclear deal with Iran, international inspectors have reported that Tehran’s stockpile of nuclear fuel increased about 20 percent over the last 18 months of negotiations, partially undercutting the Obama administration’s contention that the Iranian program had been “frozen” during that period.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 08:18
The UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) was by far the most dangerous UN peacekeeping operation in 2014, when it became the main target for the Islamist militant groups operating in the north of the country.