Even the most mild-mannered Ukrainians have turned on, if not all their neighbours in Russia, one in particular: Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“Today Iraq is divided. Whether people deny it or accept it; there is a Kurdistan Region. It stands for its own,” KRG Foreign Relations, Dr. Falah Mustafa said.
Over a million Scots like McPherson living outside the land of their birth can take no part in its Sept. 18 referendum on breaking from the rest of Britain, while one in six of those who can vote were not born in Scotland
In portraying the legal system as broken, Sarkozy is borrowing a tactic used in the past by his rivals on the left
Legal loopholes, inefficient courts and poor financial supervision allow struggling firms to skip paying wages, sometimes for months on end.
If Britain were to become the first country ever to leave the bloc, it would deal a severe blow to itself but also to the EU's global standing.
The Sunni alliance in Iraq, which aims to topple Shiite-led government’s leader Nouri Al-Maliki, is expected to fall apart
One key part of China's diplomatic outreach has been to breath life into the little-known Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia
Three years after Syria plunged into violence, Israel is reaping an unlikely economic benefit
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for over $2 billion in emergency funds to deal with the surge
Kurdish army took control of Kirkuk within hours, without having to fire a shot.
Apart from a few standout units, such as special forces who have borne the brunt of the fighting, "it's a hollow army," the former official said.
Many in Afghanistan fear that the final face-off for the presidency between Tajik candidate Abdullah and his Pashtun rival, Ashraf Ghani, could unleash an ethnic struggle
A lack of toilets in homes leaves women vulnerable to attacks and harassement
Role as alliance partner restricted by post WWII constitutional clause that outlaws it from having army, navy or air force, or exercising force in any international dispute.
U.S. companies Boeing Co and General Electric Co have said they are seeking to export parts to Iran under the agreement for sanctions relief which expires on July 20.
The hiring of Lazard and Strategy - formerly called Booz & Company - suggests the Gulf states want to ensure aid is spent efficiently in a country where past leaders with military backgrounds have often mismanaged the economy.
After nearly six years as effectively a protectorate of Russia, life is still tough for many in the breakaway Georgian region
"Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea, and actions to destabilize eastern Ukraine, are unacceptable and must stop."
With China now Africa's biggest trading partner, Beijing could face pressure to extend its new approach to other regions of Africa where it has growing economic interests.
Western military planners are once again contemplating potential war between major powers - and how to prevent one happening by accident.