The makeshift constitution is the latest effort to model post-conflict Syria in the Russian vision.
UN refugee agency says hundreds of people may have died in three separate shipwrecks in recent days.
Is it a democratic move or another step towards a one-man rule?
Rights groups sound alarm for 50,000 civilians inside city as special forces await orders to launch all-out assault.
Pope underscores plight of refugees at meeting with hundreds of children, including a Nigerian orphan, at the Vatican.
Children in conflict zones face severe trauma through the loss of family members to violence.
Israel's political crisis puts a burden on its propagandists: How to make Americans feel that Israel is fine, despite the warnings of fascism. Max Boot does the job by saying America is worse. But chief propagandist Jeffrey Goldberg can't get away with that line.
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – BBC Monitoring surveyed the Arabic press on 27 May for the issue of the Iranian role in the Iraq government campaign to take…
Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics apologises for advert labelled racist but blames foreign media for "over-amplifying" the ad.
Party kicks off nomination process in Florida as public dislike for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump raises its hopes.
By Gerry Simpson | ( Human Rights Watch ) | – – There are two walls on the Turkey-Syria border. One is manned by Turkish border guards enforcing Turkey’s 15 month-old border…
By Andrea Germanos, staff writer | ( Commondreams.org ) | – – In the U.S. alone, solar grew nearly 22% since the previous year On the heels of clean fuel milestones in…
TeleSur | – – The criminalization of truth when it comes to Israel’s nuclear capabilities means that its arsenal has been converted into a gigantic elephant in the room. The online version…
For four decades, women and girls have been murdered or gone missing along Canada's infamous Highway 16 -- can a new $30 million investigation help find their killers?
But is the region ready for it?
The full episode of the CBS Evening news from May 28, 2016 edition
The objectives of the strategic dialogue between Russia and the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council are not complicated, but fulfilling them requires the Gulf states to take clear decisions on several issues. This week in Moscow,...Show More Summary
The Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are just 10 weeks away, but a large group of medical professionals are pushing for the games to not go on as scheduled.
Ex-world leaders hold secret talks with opposition leaders and government officials to defuse the political standoff.
Turkey accuses the US of siding with a banned Kurdish group, while Washington says the YPG is crucial in defeating ISIL.