World powers meeting in Munich have announced a ceasefire plan for Syria. Fighting is supposed to stop in a week. But no Syrians were at the conference, leaving this observer skeptical about the implementation of the deal.
Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and Roman Catholic Pope Francis met in the Western Hemisphere's least religious country, the first meeting since the 1000-year-old divorce between their two Christian sects. Here's how the Middle East brought them to the Caribbean.
Five decades of conflict has driven millions from Colombia's countryside to the cities. For poor, uneducated women from rural areas, domestic work has been one of the few options to make a living. These women say they deserve the rights other workers enjoy.