Leaders from all over the world gathered today in the suburb of Le Bourget for the opening of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21).
It's time for justice, peace, and a heightened appreciation of the preciousness of life.
A week of horrible carnage, and more pain as the powerful take refuge in clichéd policies that once again turn the wheel of violence.
"Faced with these attacks, let us stand together for freedom, equality, fraternity and peace."
As Turkey gears up for one of the most important elections in its recent history, the country appears to be coming apart at the seams.
Earlier this month Isis released footage of the decapitated body of 82-year-old antiquities department chief Khaled Asaad, whose body was later hung from Palmyra's ruins.
The attack in the southern city of Suruç targeted a gathering of 300 Socialist Youth Associations Federation (SGDF) members from Istanbul.
A quiet meeting this past March in Saudi Arabia, and a recent anonymous leak from the Israeli military, set the stage for what may be a new and wider war in the Middle East.
Absent from most of the mainstream American media was an examination of exactly what role the U.S. has played in Somalia over the past decade.
Nigeria is in the news again because of vicious attacks by the extremist jihadi group Boko Haram in the country's Northeastern state of Borno.