One year ago, Russia began its unprovoked war on Ukraine, using ground troops to overtake a country, and to kill, rape, displace and disappear Ukrainians at a level not seen in Europe since World War II.
The Embassy of Iceland rolled out the red carpet last month for Costa Rican jurist Victor Madrigal-Borloz, the United Nations’ independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, during his official Aug. 16-29 visit to the United States.
US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, speaking July 12 at International Student House DC, says the Iran nuclear deal isn’t dead just yet.
Former Washington lobbyist and political consultant Peter Schechter has opened the city’s first restaurant chain that combines immigrant advocacy with a new concept in dining.
While some nations have seen a significant deterioration of freedoms during the past 18 months, the pandemic’s direct impact on the vitality of democracy itself has so far been limited, the Swedish nonprofit V-Dem says. But those who run Washington’s top global development organizations aren’t waiting to sound the alarm.
As historic peace talks struggle to get underway between the Afghan government and the Taliban, one of Afghanistan’s top diplomats has paused to reflect on the still, peaceful and once-beautiful country to which he has dedicated his professional life.