Coffee and cacao farmers are showing that social mobilization in Colombian streets and countryside will make sure such discussion becomes the order of the day.
There is a small opening toward a possible peaceful solution. This is an opportunity that must not be lost.
French military units, including aviation and infantry, have attacked Islamist rebels in Mali since last week.
Although the U.S. government has been saying "no exchange," Mr. and Mrs. Gross are not, because it is not in their interests to shut off that possibility.
Last week's vote in the UN's General Assembly, which afforded "nonmember observer state" status to Palestine, and the Israeli government's response, has created controversy.
As Veterans Day in the United States approaches we will likely see a temporary increase in television programming focusing on the wars in which Americans have fought.
This bulletin is a mix of items - decent news, and not-big news.
Unions say Portugal's prime minister is "living on another planet" after he predicted investment in the crisis-hit economy would bounce back next year.
If the shift is successful, Germany could stand as a paradigm for industrialized countries looking to do the same.
More astute analysis highlights the appalling situation of South Africa's mining communities as being fertile ground for the crisis that has developed at Marikana.