The Western-backed rebels say they face a backlash from Syrians angered by the offensive because of civilian casualties from the week-old air campaign and suspicion of U.S. motives
Bitdefender, a Romania-based antivirus manufacturer, found last year that one in three of Android smartphone apps upload personal information to "third party companies, without specifically letting you know."
The course of Egypt's transition has raised concerns that the most populous Arab nation will fail to build state institutions free from corruption and nepotism that can deliver political stability and economic growth.
More Japanese women are continuing to work after having children, as a downtrend in wages since the late 1990s has made life harder for single-income families, and complaints about harassment and discrimination related to pregnancy and childbirth have risen
The move to lift the embargo follows a gradual resumption of links between the United States and Vietnam over two decades, which accelerated with a series of high-level diplomatic and military meetings
Many voters outside Scotland see Scotland's gains as a bribe and have grumbled that Scots are getting special treatment
Abbas's mandate as Palestinian Authority president theoretically expired in January 2009, but officials say the constitution gives him the right to remain in office until new elections are held
The digging of a second lane of the canal will cost 60 billion Egyptian pounds (roughly $8.4 billion). The government, whose coffers are almost empty after three turbulent years, thought the money would best come from the public's pocket.
Stateless people are not recognised as citizens by any country and typically have no rights to the benefits most people take for granted.
A long-simmering rivalry between indigenous Fijian nationalists and the descendants of ethnic Indian labourers, brought by the British to work sugarcane fields used to justify coups in the country.
The Rohingya are among an estimated 10 million stateless people worldwide. Their plight will be discussed during the first global forum on statelessness opening in The Hague
In an exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency, Desalegn said that Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is committed to relations between Egypt and Ethiopia.
Both Assad's allies and opponents agree there can be no military solution to a war that requires a political settlement
The two sides have been wrangling over what it means to have "one country, two systems" for the past 30 years - China stressing "one country" and democrats in the former British colony the "two systems
EU member countries work towards a solution to rising number of foreign fighters of EU origin in Iraq and Syria
Since 2006, only 336 of some 2,000 corpses exhumed from mass graves scattered across the country have been matched with a name, according to official data
Their sorties are dangerous, exposing them to the threat of violent encounters with terrified locals and modern-day diseases against which the hunter-gatherers have little immunity.
A rumoured Egypt-style coup appears to have been averted in Pakistan due to an independent media and united parliament
Fiji's 300-plus islands sit near the centre of a vast swathe of the South Pacific that is home to only about 10 million people, but is crisscrossed by vital shipping lanes and controls huge maritime and mineral resources.
The Houthis emerged as a force to be reckoned with earlier this year, when they overran several provinces of northern Yemen.
Netanyahu is now speaking, in amorphous terms, of an alternative route towards ending decades of conflict - a "new horizon" - or possible regional alliance with moderate Arab countries
Refugees are entering the country at a pace not seen since the breakup of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s, and the government is urging Swedes to take a more compassionate view towards asylum seekers in an effort to turn the xenophobic tide.