By Daniel Allott
Before the Syrian civil war erupted in 2011, Bierre and his family lived a comfortable life in Aleppo, Syria's largest city and once its commercial hub. Bierre's wife, "Maria," taught at the nearby school attended by their son and daughter.
By Noel Brewer Yeatts
During the worst moment of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, between 800,000 to 1 million people were killed in 100 days. Most were hacked to death with machetes. Neighbor turned on neighbor. Villages lay strewn with bodies.
By Jamal Al-Dhari
WASHINGTON -- Iraq's prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, has said that by the end of the year Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, will be liberated from the Islamic State's control. As of this month, Mr.