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He added the US presence in Afghanistan should ensure peace and stability in the country and not result in further destabilisation of the situation. Karzai said the European Union should independently pursue its polices in Afghanistan and work on large scale for bringing peace to Afghanistan thus Afghan ...

A three-day quadrilateral intra-Afghan peace dialogue began on Saturday in the Turkish capital Istanbul, to find a negotiated end to the decades-long conflict in Afghanistan, a reliable source said. A participant of the meeting confided to Pajhwok Afghan News the gathering initiated on Saturday would last ...
We work tirelessly to spread hope and empower communities to stay strong. A new year is here. The wishes of last year haven't come true yet. We are still waiting for peace. Now, the number of people in need has increased to 22 million, a new disease - diphtheria - is spreading, and people feel less safe ...
In this Oct. 30, 2017, file photo, the Olympic Rings, Winter Olympic games' official mascots, white tiger Soohorang, left, for the Olympics, and black bear Bandabi for Paralympics, are placed at the Gyeongpodae beach, in Gangneung, South Korea. Associated Press Enlarge. Relations between North ...
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas denounced US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace efforts as the "slap of the century" on Sunday after the White House recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Abbas also said Israel had "ended" the landmark Oslo Peace Accords of the 1990s with its actions ...

Signs of the promised "peace" have made everyone optimistic to the point where some governments sent their ambassadors back to Damascus, and the ... Victorious parties -- the Assad government, Iran, and Russia -- have acted arrogantly by snubbing the Geneva peace talks in the belief that only the ...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at the civil rights March on Washington, D.C. on Aug. 28, 1963 (photo courtesy U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). WTHR.com staff. Published: Jan 13th, 2018 - 8:28am (EST). INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - The peace Learning Center will hold its annual MLK Community ...
Algiers, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia on Saturday urged separatist movements in northern Mali to cooperate more with the central government in Bamako for the sake of achieving sustainable peace in this neighboring country. Ouyahia told a joint press conference with ...
Norman residents will host a peace walk Jan. 15 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the recent DeBarr Avenue name change. The event, which will follow the annual Mayor's Interfaith Breakfast, is open to the public and will start at 9 a.m., according to the event's facebook page. The walk will span ...
ANNAPOLIS -- Maryland middle school students are invited to enter a writing contest focusing on the themes of peace and social justice. The contest, which is sponsored by Anne Arundel peace Action, the Maryland peace Action education Fund, the Benjamin peace Foundation and Annapolis Friends ...
peace, however men may define it, has been sought after. But the sword has more usually been used to resolve differences between nations. It is my understanding that North Korea and South Korea are talking because of the Olympics, but challenges abound on both sides. At least the talk of peace is in ...
The promise of eternal life is a very attractive proposition for a large number of people. Many traditions provide their own unique version of what eternal life is. Most offer an afterlife with various versions, some offer the concept of reincarnation and others simply say this physical existence is the one and only.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres walks past an honor guard during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential palace in Bogota, Colombia, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Guterres is in Colombia to support the peace initiatives between Colombia's government and rebels of the National Liberation army, ...
South Korean president Moon Jae-in held a very polished press conference on January 10. He confidently laid out his domestic and foreign policy priorities for some 30 minutes. That address was followed by an hour-long exchange with the flock of journalists in attendance. Yet the ease with which the ...
There are plans for a new Maurice Harron peace sculpture to be erected at Ebrington Square, the Derry News can reveal today. The sculpture, known as the peace Pledge Tree, was created as part of a project launched by the late deputy First Minister, Martin Mcguinness (pictured), in June of last year.
Europe was in shambles toward the end of World War I. In an effort to negotiate peace and bring renewed prosperity, Woodrow Wilson presented the "14 Points" to Congress -- a set of principles that sought to bring about justice. Kind of epic, right? We've summarized the most important highlights for you.

There were no major revelations and just a single comic pause, when Gabbay asked about the fate of the American peace plan. The ambassador's response was unequivocal: The United States has not abandoned the idea of reaching an arrangement. One might wonder when the Americans would realize ...
A ship chartered by Japan-based peace boat, a nongovernmental organization working closely with last year's Nobel Peace Prize winner the International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons, left Yokohama Port on Monday to promote nuclear disarmament. The boat will visit eight countries through ...
Seoul, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- As Seoul and Pyongyang are holding high-level talks on Tuesday at the truce village of Panmunjom, global expectations are starting to run high that their relations of an all-time low are now likely to have reached a turning point. It is truly an encouraging signal that the inter-Korean ...
Understanding the trending tactics of traffickers; the issues/warning signs that give rise to those caught in abuse; and what to do if you suspect someone needs help will help our community fight back against the violence and corruption of the human trafficking industry. Members of peace Promise are here ...
"peace is a lifestyle," said Johnson. "It's nothing that's set in stone that says our community [has] to be violent." Dorel Clayton is the Supervisor of Bull City United, which falls under the Durham County Department of public health. He says they also work to change social norms that tolerate violence.
A culture of peace "calls for unremitting efforts in favor of disarmament and the reduction of recourse to the use of armed force in the handling of international affairs," he said Jan. 8 in his annual address to diplomats accredited to the Vatican. Given the urgent need to favor dialogue and diplomacy in conflict ...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday last week signed the National peace and reconciliation Commission Bill (NPRC) into law, making operational the Commission that was appointed in 2016. The announcement was made by Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda ...
But as Trump approaches his first year in office, his ability to strike what he has called the "ultimate deal," a Mideast peace accord, now seems remote at best. Trump's Dec. 6 announcement to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and ultimately to relocate the U.S. Embassy there, reversing decades of ...
December and January are usually two busy months for researchers as they release prediction/forecast of the New Year. We are going to briefly discuss two such forecasts here. Top 5 World war III Crises. The first one is a geopolitical forecast, 5 Places World War III Could Start in 2018, published last ...
"All in all, the goal of my planning and doing is to find the true meaning in life - peace of mind." Achieving peace of mind was Bruce Lee's ultimate goal. ... Join Shannon and Sharon as they discuss how they find peace of mind and actions that we can take in our everyday lives to achieve peace of mind.
Jonathan S. Tobin is editor in chief of JNS.In a demonstration of how completely at odds his views are from those of the foreign policy establishment, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman reportedly asked the State Department to stop using the term "occupied territories" and instead refer to the "West ...
But we must remind ourselves not to take our sense of peace and comfort for granted. The calm and orderliness of one year turning into a new one this New Year's Eve should not belie the vigilance of hundreds of local law enforcement officers who patrolled the night, answered calls and guarded us.
Kim also indicated that he would be willing to engage in direct talks with South Korea, an overture that was welcomed by the South as a step toward peace and stability. Early Wednesday, North and South Korea reopened a communication "hotline" that had been closed since February of 2016, another sign ...
The day after Christmas Liberians went to the polling stations to elect George Weah, a former international soccer player, as the new President of Liberia. Weah beat the former vice president and chief opponent, Joseph Boakai, in a run-off election. The risk of election-related violence was substantial given ...
The decision by President Trump to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem generated a sharp reaction. As feared by many opposed to the move, Palestinian rioting and violence broke out in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, with several Palestinians killed and many more injured. The U.S. decision was ...
Lebanese twins Omar and Mohamed Kabbani painted "salam" -- the Arabic word for peace -- in bright green across 82 rooftops in the northern city of Tripoli. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Omar about the ambitious art project that can only be seen from the sky. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email ...
MANILA, Philippines -- For billions around the world, Christmas is a time of love and good will. It is a time when families come together, reflecting on the year that's passed, while preparing for the one yet to come. In The Philippines with 7,641 islands and a multitude of viewpoints and beliefs, the scenario is ...
When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Margaret Pelikan had two goals: to get rid of the disease and to feel normal afterward. Her team at Mayo Clinic helped her accomplish both. For eight years, Margaret Pelikan dreaded mammograms. In 2008, she had been diagnosed with a condition called ...
You will come across many economic predictions and opinions for 2018. I, personally, expect peace and serenity to dominate the climate and give way to the economy itself. Turkey's growth figures made the social unease and conflicts look smaller than they were in 2017. But I also think that the reason why ...
The greatest challenge for those who would be nonviolent is to restore the experience of connection, cooperation and trust. Our entanglement with our culture of isolation, division and violence is so deep that to attempt to extricate ourselves from it is emotionally painful and terrifying. We use the endless ...
The view has set in among Westerners that President Donald Trump's choice to recognize the Israeli capital in Jerusalem isolated the U.S. diplomatically, cost Washington its role as an Israeli-Palestinian mediator and damaged prospects for a peace settlement overall. The evidence: violence in Palestine ...
Inner peace is the key to outer peace: Only a wealthy person can share wealth with others. Similarly, we need to recognise that a wealth of deep peace is within our own being. Usually, we expect the outer world - boss, spouse or anyone else - to behave in a certain way so that we feel peace inside.
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is confident his regime is no longer threatened after Russia helped turn the tide. Inside Story 31 Dec 2017 21:38 GMT Syria's civil war, war & Conflict, Middle East · Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker ...
I'd love for us to explore ways to grow and improve more responsibly so we can maintain our excellent community in the decades to come. My family and I especially hope 2018 will be a year of peace, prosperity, and greater opportunities for all of us here in Pooler. Linda Futrell: peace. No hunger for the ...
... UN chief, Guterres decided to not appeal for "world peace" in his New Year's message. Noting instead, that over the course of 2017 "the world has gone in reverse," and explicitly warned of the dangers which could undermine world peace and stability in 2018. As a consequence, he issued his 'red alert.' ...
It is a known fact that South Sudan's peace was hijacked in July 2016 by the current First Vice President (FVP) Taban Deng Gai and President Salva Kiir in an attempt to silence the armed opposition under the leadership of Dr Riek Machar. The move came a few months after Taban was denied the position ...
peace starts with hope, hope that this time next year we won't be enmeshed in a ground war in Korea or the Mideast, fighting to stave off the demise of our Dear Leader at the hands of Robert Mueller. The distraction of reinvestigating the long since defeated Hillary Clinton may not be enough to turn the tide ...
FAIRFIELD -- Seven artists - including Vallejo's Jean Cherie - have been selected for the inaugural "Art of peace Project," a creative venture to transform unwanted and confiscated firearms into pieces of art. "My hope was that we would get some interest from local artists, which we did," said Pati Navalta, ...
They assassinated Jordan's King Abdullah in 1951, when it looked like he might make a lasting peace with Israel. The only Arab to ever succeed in making such a peace, Egypt's Anwar Sadat, was assassinated by his own guards. We are fortunate that the Egyptian Army has been willing to maintain Sadat's ...
Pope Francis touches the head of a Rohingya Muslim refugee during an interfaith and ecumenical meeting for peace in the garden of the archbishop's residence, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Medichini.) ...
On behalf of the world's often unwanted refugees and migrants, Pope Francis in his Jan. 1 World Day of peace message titled "Migrants and Refugees: Men and women in Search of peace" pleads: "In a spirit of compassion, let us embrace all those fleeing from war and hunger, or forced by discrimination, ...
The scriptures are full of references about peace, both who receives it and those who don't. As it is written in Psalms 37:37, "Consider the blameless, observe the upright; a future awaits those who seek peace." But living in the present world, as well as what we've learned from the past, it seems everyone ...
Parliamentarians Julian Robinson (right) and Fayval Williams (second right), along with Kingston Mayor Delroy Williams (third right) and other officials walk through a section of the Mountain View Avenue community yesterday in an effort to promote peace between warring factions. (Photos: Joseph ...


 

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