Though Turkey has been slowly drifting towards authoritarianism, people have still considered a broken democracy better than military authoritarianism.
In nine months, at least six dual-national Iranians have been arrested, with dubious allegations against them suggesting political or economic objectives
Foreign minister Perfecto Yasay said Yi had proposed bilateral talks but only on issues “outside, or (in) disregard of, the arbitral ruling,” which he declined because it was not in the Philippines’ national interests.
In a bid to relive the cash shortage, the central bank announced it will print “bond notes” – usable within the country but worthless outside. But the population is widely rejecting the new currency as “monopoly money”.
Baltimore’s police union has called on prosecutors to drop the charges against three officers still awaiting trial in the case.
The Turkish government says the coup was masterminded by Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric based in the US who has a wide following in Turkey.
North Korea has test-fired a series of ballistic missiles in recent months, in defiance of UN Security Council.
Negotiators for President Juan Manuel Santos and leaders of the FARC have said they will abide by a popular vote that would accept or reject peace agreements made over almost four years of talks.
A 17-year-old minor critically injured three people before fleeing the train and being shot dead in a police encounter.
Ecuador is known for promoting the ‘Buen Vivir’ development policy agenda. But the state’s response to a recent earthquake brought its commitment into question.
Hundreds of nationals from Kazakhstan and other Central Asian nations are known to be fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq and the authorities have long warned they could return and carry out attacks on home soil.
Islamist militants have been gaining foothold in the impoverished country, taking advantage of the chaos around Yemen’s civil war that began in 2014.
President Joko Widodo urged calm as public uproar intensified over revelations that health officials knew about the syndicate producing the fake vaccines for several years but did little to stop it.
The increase in migration to Taiwan, Canada and other countries, from Hong Kong started with the “Occupy Central” protests of 2014.
Iran held initial meetings with potential sellers like Mitsubishi at the Farnborough Airshow, while talks on previous deals continue with Airbus and Boeing
The number of inmates jailed for drug convictions has almost doubled over the past decade, Thai Department of Corrections figures showed, a result of unsparing sentencing that puts even petty users behind bars.
What the Chilcot report got wrong was to declare the Iraq war as exceptional and place blame only on one man. Both Iraq and Blair are part of a historical pattern within an imperial world view.
The hostages were abducted by a militia group in Central African Republic, which has seen an upsurge in violence since 2013.
Republican strategist Ron Bonjean stated that if Trump had to succeed in capturing the attention of American voters, he needed to address their problems and talk about how he could solve them.
The temporary opening of the border attracted 44,000 people flocking to Colombia in the face of acute supply shortages in a drained Venezuelan economy
Saudi Arabia’s Male Guardianship Laws Stifle Women’s Freedom Despite Reform, Says Human Rights Watch Report
Dozens of Saudi women interviewed by Human Rights Watch said their lives were subject to male supervision when it came to applying for a passport, leaving the country, getting married and accessing courts and medical treatment.
The air base in Incirlik was shut down due to the attempted coup against the Erdogan government on July 15.
Bahrain has accused the opposition of undermining security and fostering violence and terrorism in the country.
The shooting comes just days after protests broke over the police killings of two African-American men – Philando Castile and Alton Sterling – under questionable circumstances.
Official statements from the EU stressed backing for a democracy that many acknowledge Erdogan has himself abused.
There are two broad paths that may be taken to arrest the inequality-generating tendencies of globalisation – one is to shut it down and the other is to find radically new mechanisms of income redistribution to spread out its advantages.
Turnbull’s cabinet will discuss the nomination, while his Liberal-National coalition is divided over supporting Labor Party member Rudd for the top UN job.
There’s no doubt it was time for the United Nations mission in Liberia to end. But there are some gaps in the country’s plan to move on without the men and women in blue helmets.
Critics of Erdogan have expressed concerns that the coup attempt could be used by him to suppress any dissenting voices within the judiciary.
ISIS claims of responsibility for the Nice attack should be taken with a grain of salt. They may just be opportunistic.
Our surroundings are full of potential hazards – some natural, others engineered. We want and expect to be protected from terrorism, but we don’t imagine the threat to come out of the ordinary.
Ley’s death could be remembered as the moment a new vision for the country came into view – a vision that rejects corruption, fear and intimidation.
The survey found that 57% of those asked didn’t support a second referendum on Brexit against 29% who did.
Russia’s track and field athletes are already banned from competing at next month’s Olympics by the International Association of Athletics’s Federations (IAAF) over widespread doping in the sport.
Analysts have said that this might be a “cheap claim” by the ISIS, as investigators have not found a direct link between the attacker and the militant group.
The Airbus A320 plunged into the eastern Mediterranean en route from Paris to Cairo on May 19.
The strength of the resistance offered by the Turkish people to the coup attempt bodes well for the future of Turkey’s democracy.
Erdogan has blamed the coup on supporters of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who he has frequently accused of trying to foment uprising in the military, media and judiciary.
Zuma has faced mounting calls to quit from the opposition and even some of his own supporters after a series of scandals and court rulings against him.
Refugees are finding it hard to land permanent jobs and get state support to settle in at a time when Brazil’s economy is expected to contract nearly 4% this year, for a second consecutive year.