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Horrific photographs of starving children from the besieged Syrian town of Madaya are the latest defining images from the tormented country. Conflict there has claimed the lives of more than 260,000 people – 55,000 in 2015 alone. However, peace in Syria is unlikely in the near future. The deluge of humans flowing out of that country – and many other troubled region...
David Alton, Lord Alton of Liverpool
Lasting peace in Ukraine still appears a distant prospect despite separate meetings held this week by its President, Petro Poroshenko, with Russia's Vladimir Putin and Germany's Angela Merkel. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has suggested that the German Chancellor might come up with a peace plan. But as well as stopping the killing, this would have to add...
Professor Stefan Hedlund