From Latin America to the Middle East, migration policies have played a key role as authoritarian regimes seek greater influence in regional and global affairs.
On Sunday, voters in Turkey will face a stark choice between two paths. One, embodied by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, entails a further descent into authoritarianism and a deepening of ethnic and sectarian divides.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may soon visit Beijing to help settle a ballooning trade dispute, Chinese officials and their media said Monday.
In case Washington decides on sanctions against Turkey, due to the implementation of agreements between Ankara and Moscow on the purchase of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems (SAM) S-400, American companies in the defense industry will suffer the greatest losses, head of the Diplomatic center for strategic studies and head of Department for cultural diplomacy under University of Paris Najiye Celine Senocak told Trend.
Why is Russia ignoring the international agreement to isolate Kim Jong Un until he reverses his country's nuclear program? Some prominent scholars, including Vladivostok-based Asia-Pacific security expert Artyom Lukin, argue that it's because Moscow wants to preserve its historical alliance with North Korea.
An American scientist who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet, saying that U.S. scientists are facing funding cutbacks that will hurt research.
As Attorney General Jeff Sessions began testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, legislators signaled they hoped to question the country's top law enforcement officer on a wide range of topics, including homegrown terrorism, the rise in opioid deaths and the firing of FBI director James B. Comey.
In the UK, it is all about one thing and one thing only: General elections – 8th June. Mark the date. Long story short, both main parties have declared that they are not going to back down from Brexit and we expect them to respect the public wish.
Who really knows what’s behind the decision by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain to cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, but it would not be far-fetched to suggest these countries and Egypt, Libya and the Maldives, are weaponizing aviation by closing the airspace.
So 2017 is likely to see significant verbal sparring between the US and Cuban governments. But 2018 remains the real game-changer, with Cuban President Raúl Castro due to step down from office.