Most of the leaders of the 2011 uprising that gained global attention have now fled China, others arrested or under severe threat.
The opposition has criticised the Erdogan government for waking up too late to the threat posed by the Islamic State.
Italy has pledged to step down after one year to allow The Netherlands to be elected to the council.
The Brexit could lead to economic renewal for the UK, but only if the country stops taking neoliberal economic opinions from Financial Times, The Economist and others of their kind.
Advocates of the LGBT community have appreciated the move but have said that the change has been a long time coming.
Japan’s fast-ageing society is one where political activism has a bad name and views and votes are overwhelmed by a more powerful older generation.
Prospects of a political deal appear dim due to the conflict between US and Russia on Assad’s future.
In the summer of 1946, the US government detonated the first of many atomic bomb tests in the Marshall Islands. Seventy years of radiation exposure later, residents are still fighting for justice.
The Conservative Party has begun the process of electing a new leader and presumptive prime minister to replace David Cameron.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That’s why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
This makes Theresa May, the interior minister who backed remaining in the EU, the new favourite to succeed Cameron.
A police-funded website has seen a 57% increase of reports on hate crime between Thursday and Sunday, compared with the same period last month.
He was appointed chairman of the newly constituted State Affairs Commission in North Korea
According to UN, there are more than half a million Syrians living in 18 areas across the country besieged by the war.
Evidence points to a fire in the aircraft while a terror attack possibility seems unlikely to officials.
The continuing breach of cessation of hostilities in the area combined with a lack of humanitarian aid have made the resumption of talks difficult.
Ivory Coast is one of the few African countries where same-sex acts are legal and have never been criminalised.
In an escalation of violence against liberals, atheists, foreigners, gays and religious minorities, ISIS and al Qaeda have claimed responsibility for more than 30 killings since early 2015.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has indicated that a second referendum for Scottish independence is likely.
A peace deal signed in 2015 by the government and separatist groups has failed to prevent violence in Mali by Islamist militants.
Known for his autocratic tendencies, Duterte guaranteed a strong crackdown on rampant crime and corruption in his speech.
Nate Silver, a polling data analyst, rose to prominence when he perfectly predicted the results of the 2012 general election, with accurate readings for all 50 states.
The estimated reduction in earnings due to poor early growth is largest in South Asia.
An anti-incumbency public sentiment defeated the ruling Democratic Party over its weak economic policies and strategies
The US Chamber of Commerce’s criticism of Trump is unusual as many business leaders have traditionally supported Republican candidates.
A two-third majority vote by the 193-member UN General Assembly can suspend a state from the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council.
The change would mean that US military deployments to Turkey would be reduced to one year from two and troops would not be allowed to bring their families.
As the loneliest man in Istanbul taught me, we cannot let war strip us of our humanity and we cannot let our struggles make us ungenerous.
Corbyn has faced consistent criticism from within his party for his “ineffective” performance in the “Remain” campaign.
The discovery is the latest thing to unnerve the city as it grapples with rising crime, a recession and exhausted state finances.
Pakistan must introspect about why jihadism thrives on its soil. The first step to rectifying its addiction to jihadism would be to recognise that it is hooked on a dreadful habit.
House Democrats are legitimising error-prone, Islamophobic terrorist “watch lists” as the basis for gun control. That won’t make anyone safer.
As the murder cases in Kansas City show, the US’s system for punishing bias crimes is filled with limits and inconsistencies.
Economic growth, which has been slow for the past four years during the Democratic Party’s rule, might be the decisive factor in the election.
Yemen may be the positive exception to the otherwise stumbling “Obama Doctrine” which relies on local allies instead of the US military deployments abroad.
Though the UN Refugee Agency stated that the attackers came from inside Syria, local authorities raided Syrian refugee camps and detained hundreds of people.
Gambira was freed during a 2012 general amnesty, but has been re-arrested several times.
The quasi-state is now vulnerable to attack on many fronts, thanks to fewer militants to enforce its draconian rules and unsuccessful efforts to recruit locals.
Officials from the UN and the EU, plus 200 NGOs have urged the G20 to follow the lead of the G7 and set a date for the end of fossil fuel subsidies.
Indonesia has tried – mostly in vain – to get mining companies to keep their promises to clean up the ravaged landscape.