The Pentagon's Inspector General has passed judgement against seven military officers, including four generals, who engaged in misconduct three years ago when they appeared in a controversial promotional video for an evangelical group, contravening proselytism regulations.
A report on arms exports by a key committee of MPs has failed to examine the Government's recent suspension of a Serious Fraud Office investigation into BAE's arms deals with Saudi Arabia, campaigners against the deadly trade have pointed out.
Amid tight security, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert today met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Palestinian soil in Jericho – in a move which offers some hope to a peace process submerged in violence.
Despite the UN Security Council's vote to authorise up to 26,000 peacekeeping troops for Darfur, a Sudanese Roman Catholic bishop says he believes there is not enough political will to end the crisis in this troubled part of Sudan.
In response to massive human suffering in Iraq, the US ecumenical relief and development agency Church World Service is mounting a two-pronged effort aimed at providing essential services for vulnerable children.
In an interview with Juan Michel of the WCC, a prominent Iraqi Christian shares his views on the situation in the violence-plagued country. He assesses the situation with realism, but also with hope for peace with justice.
African religious leaders have heard that gender-based violence is increasingly becoming a weapon of war in the continent's trouble spots, with some saying sacred scriptures are being used to justify violence in general.
The UK and France should use what ever leverage they have over Chad and Eritrea to encourage them to help build a consensus among the Darfur rebels and bring a just peace to the Sudan killing fields, says a leading church agency.
Two Japanese popular associations have condemned what they say is a military-inspired "deliberate murder attempt" against a Christian minister who serves as the co-leader of the Citizens Coalition for Peace in Japan.