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.
To Erdogan's supporters his inauguration is the culmination of a half-century struggle by popular governments against unelected generals and other parts of the secular elite
Turkish Cypriot Chief Negotiator Dr Kudret Ozersay discussed his return to the negotiation table, the embargoes on the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and whether he will run to become the country's next president.
A European diplomat in Ankara said that the PKK would see its actions in Iraq, in particular its help in protecting members of the Yazidi community, as helping a diplomatic push to persuade the European Union to remove it from its list of terrorist groups.
Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has had a rapid rise to political prominence and is now leading demands for the resignation of Pakistan's prime minister.
In Beit Hanoun, where 91 people were killed during the conflict, around 70 percent of homes are uninhabitable
Many hundreds of Egyptians were killed when security forces used bulldozers and live ammunition to clear tens of thousands of protesters camped out in Rabaa al-Adawiya and Nahda squares.
Professor Norman Gary Finkelstein accused the world of turning a blind-eye to the Israeli massacre in the Gaza Strip.
The return of territorial defence as a priority upends two decades of evolving NATO doctrine.
Thousands of Palestinians have been left physically disabled by the conflict with Israel in the Gaza Strip, which began on July 8
Child labor rampant throughout country, with Muslim children forced to abandon formal education and work from an early age.
If the Palestinians were to sign the ICC's founding treaty, the Rome Statute, the court would have jurisdiction over crimes committed in the Palestinian territories, also the legality of Israeli West Bank settlements
Social media played crucial role in unveiling what mainstream media failed to report of the horror of Israel's offensive in Gaza.
Rubble is strewn in almost every street in towns, villages and refugee camps in the densely packed, sliver-like territory of 1.8 million people
Food and medicine exempt from sanctions on Iran but many banks refusing to handle any Iran trade deals fearing U.S. fines even though business is legal
State television's best efforts to inspire confidence in the country's armed forces are met with scepticism.