Now in its eleventh year, the U.S.'s longest-ever war has been the scene of many horrendous crimes against innocent Afghan people.
It's a message with which no one could possibly disagree. Yet, by making complex situations simple, it means leaving out crucial information.
There are two tales about the crisis in Syria.
Sealing - a grotesque business that involves killing seals for both their fur and meat - may soon see its last days in Canada.
The ongoing killing of Iranian scientists has been condemned as a provocation to war by a leading solidarity organization campaigning for peace in the Middle East.
This situation, if not resolved, could lead to a conflagration of unimaginable proportions, with consequences that will reverberate throughout the Middle East and the world.
Created in 1947 to represent the relative closeness of the threat of nuclear disaster, the clock's face has been adjusted twenty times.
The Mexican government has lost control of the situation and turned the country into a battlefield.
Methane, a greenhouse gas 20 times more powerful than carbon dioxide, has been found by scientists in deadly, bubbling plumes on the surface of the Arctic Ocean.
2011 is, so far, the world's tenth warmest year on record, despite the warming being masked by cooling La Nina conditions.